Biziura lobata  

Musk Duck (Biziura lobata)
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© Vik Dunis 2009
Werribee, VIC (Nov, 2009)

My first experience of a Musk Duck was listening to a regular splash and whistle every couple of seconds at a lake near the Grampians.

I thought someone must have some sort of mechanical pump operating behind the reeds and was surprised to find that it was actually a male Musk Duck doing his thing trying to attract females.

Musk Duck (Biziura lobata)

Musk Duck

Musk Duck (Biziura lobata)

Female Musk Duck