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Object Detail


A Paradise Duck mounted on a piece of wood. Position is standing with wings closed. Brown, cream and chestnut colourings with blue/green sheen. This is the male of the species.
Credit Line
It is a widespread duck inhabiting lowland wetlands, and grasslands. It is a game bird but their numbers are so high they are not at conservation risk. They are often seen in pairs making lots of noise.
Accession No
A70.794

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