Campbell Teal Anas nesiotis


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Bird, J.P., Martin, R., Akçakaya, H.R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I.J., Garnett, S.G., Symes, A., Taylor, J., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2020. Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction risk. Conservation Biology 34(5): 1252-1261.

Goudswaard, R. 1991. The search for the Campbell Island flightless teal Anas aucklandica nesiotis. Wildfowl 42: 145-148.

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Gummer, H. 2006b. Flightless ducks return home. World Birdwatch 28: 13-16.

Gummer, H.; Williams, M. 1999. Campbell Island Teal: conservation update. Wildfowl 50: 133-138.

IUCN. 2020. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2020-3. Available at: (Accessed: 10 December 2020).

McClelland, P. 1993. Subantarctic teal recovery plan Anas aucklandica. Department of Conservation, Wellington.

Potter, J. 2006. Return of teal to Campbell Island. Oryx 40: 137.

Preddey, J. 1995. Campbell Island Teal Anas aucklandica nesiotis bred in captivity. Wildfowl 46: 69-71.

Robertson, H.A., Baird, K., Dowding, J.E., Elliott, G.P., Hitchmough, R.A., Miskelly, C.M., McArthur, N., O’Donnell, C.F.J., Sagar, P.M., Scofield, R.P. and Taylor, G.A. 2017. Conservation status of New Zealand birds, 2016. New Zealand Threat Classification Series 19. Department of Conservation, Wellington.

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Williams, M. 2013b. Campbell Island Teal: Has re-establishment been achieved? TWSG News 16: 26-27.

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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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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Anas nesiotis. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.