Blue Duck Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos


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Further resources

IUCN SSC Duck Specialist Group

IUCN SSC Threatened Waterfowl Specialist Group

New Zealand Govt - Dept of Conservation - Recovery Plan

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2022.