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Blue Duck (Whio) 
The Blue duck is uncommon, mainly found in extreme alpine regions of the North and South Islands. It's slate-blue in appearance with a whitish bill.
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Grey Duck (Parera) 
A rectangular metallic patch of colour on its wing distinguishes the Grey Duck. It grows to about 55cm in length, and is fairly widespread throughout New Zealand.
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Grey Teal (Tete) 
Although widespread throughout New Zealand, the Grey Teal is more common in the North Island. One of our smallest wildfowl, it grows to about 45cm in length.
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New Zealand Scaup (Papango) 
The New Zealand Scaup is our only 'diving duck'. It's found in most regions of New Zealand, and feeds on seeds, shoots of underwater plants, and small marine animals.
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NZ Shoveler (Kuru Whengi) 
The New Zealand Shoveler is found throughout NZ, growing up to 50cm. The male has a grey-blue head, mahogany sides and a white stripe below the eye.
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Paradise Shelduck (Putangitangi) 
The female Paradise Shelduck's white head and chestnut body barely resembles the male, whose plumage is mostly black. They're found throughout New Zealand.
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