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Found throughout the south-west and the south-east of Australia. its habitat is wetlands and tidal estuaries, feeding on the edge of the rising tide. Main foods are molluscs and crustaceans.

The original letterpress description accompanies this lithograph.


Published in The Birds of Australia. 1840-1848.


Author. John Gould.


Artist. John Gould and Henry Richter.


Lithograph. Original hand colour.


Paper size. 545 mm x 365 mm.


Condition. EXCELLENT


Acquired from the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada..



MARECA PUNCTATA: Cuv. [Anas castanea. Chestnut Teal Duck.]

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