Pink-eared Duck in Mathison Park in Churchill, Victoria, Australia, November 2008
Pink-eared Duck in Karkarook Wetland Reserve near Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, February 2007
Photographed at Lake Claremont, Western Australia on 12th September 2009.
They have large spatulate bills designed for extracting molluscs, crustaceans and other finer matter from the muddy bottom of the swamp.
Cropped to show bill detail.
Another showing bill detail. This duck was fleeing a territorial Eurasian Coot.
The bill of the Pink-eared Duck is a unique structure
Pink-eared Ducks, Lake Herdsman, Perth, Western Australia
Pink-eared Duck, Lake Herdsman, Perth, Western Australia.
Most of a flock of 150 Pink-eared Duck, put to flight by a White-bellied Sea-eagle at the Moe Water Treatment Works in Victoria, Australia, 1st July 2014
Pink-eared Duck in the Morwell River Wetlands in Victoria, Australia, 1st November 2014