Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
 Adult Breeding
 Adult Non-breeding
G-enerally duller and greyer, streaking on head much reduced but dark cap retained
Similar to non-breeding adult but with indistinctly striped face.
Broad white trailing edge to secondaries on upperwing which continues across most of the primaries.
Southern half of Australia and Tasmania.
This is a monotypic species.
Lakes, reservoirs and large swamps.
Breeds November-January or after rains. Nest is a floating heap of vegetation Eggs: 3-6, greenish-white to pale blue initially.
Includes small fish and aquatic invertebrates.
 External Links