Re: Radjah Shelducks at Mungo Brush

Subject: Re: Radjah Shelducks at Mungo Brush
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 15:34:58 +1100

Two years ago (??) there were reports of vagrant ducks showing up in NSW (I can't recall details).  At the time there was a lot of discussion about whether these birds were escapees from captivity.  Assurances that these species weren't held in Australia were pretty much dismissed by some.

We now have two very obliging Shelducks at a very unusual location that appear to be rather fond of people.  Makes you think doesn't it?

Nothing like a bit of post-lunch mischief.


David Geering
Regent Honeyeater Recovery Coordinator
Department of Environment & Conservation
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Dubbo  NSW  2830
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