Blue duck (20/34)

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The black flaps on the end of the whio's bill are believed to be an adaptation associated with feeding in their white-water habitat.

Common names
blue duck, whio, mountain duck, blue mountain duck
Location
Manganui o te Ao River, New Zealand
Photo ID
11251