The blue-billed duck (Oxyura australis) is a small Australian stiff-tailed duck, with
both the male and female growing to a length of 40 cm (16 in). The male has a ...
Ruddy Ducks are compact, thick-necked waterfowl with seemingly oversized tails
... Breeding males are almost cartoonishly bold, with a sky-blue bill, shining ...
The Blue-billed Duck is a compact diving duck with males having a large
scooped bright, light blue bill. Males have a rich deep chestnut plumage overall
Blue-billed Duck Oxyura australis. Anseriforme Order – Anatidae Family.
BIOMETRICS: Length: 35-44 cm. Wingspan: 60 cm. Weight: M: 850 g; F : 810 g.
Criteria: C2a(ii) Click here for more information about the Red List categories and
criteria. Justification of Red List category. This species has a moderately small ...
Range Description: Oxyura australis occupies permanent deep water-bodies in
southern Australia with the population estimated at c.12,000 mature individuals, ...
The New Zealand blue-billed duck was the only member of this widespread
genus in New Zealand. Almost nothing is known about the species because it ...
Blue-billed Duck 35-44 cm#R; male 610-965 g#R, female 476-1300 g; wingspan
60 cm. In Australia, only likely to be confused with substantially larger and ...
The stiff-tailed ducks are part of the Oxyurinae subfamily of ducks. All have, as
their name implies, long stiff tail feathers, which are erected when the bird is at
Distribution and Habitat. Map showing the Australian distribution of the Blue-
billed duck. The Blue-billed Duck inhabits deep, permanent, well-vegetated