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403413910_ad4b02b0ab.jpg?v=0 (177432 bytes) Alternate name
Anas smithii  Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
53cm               Length
Wetlands, grassland Habitat
5-12 cream eggs incubated for 27-28 days. Clutch
Aquatic invertebrates, tadpoles, frog spawn, vegetation. Food
Normally in pairs or small groups. Habits
442 World Number
Least Concern Status

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