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Pink-eared duck        Images © Mark A. Chappell

These odd little ducks are named for the tiny hard-to-see pink spot behind the eye; an Australian birder I met observed that a better name might be 'zebra duck' and I agree.   Pink-eared ducks occur through most of Australia; these were at Hasties Swamp National Park in far-north Queensland. They never came close enough for a really good photo.

  • Canon 7D2; 800 mm IS lens plus 1.4X extender (2015)