Australian Wood Duck/ Maned Goose Chenonetta jubata

Australian Wood Duck male
Maned Goose female
The Australian Wood Duck is also called the Maned Goose but is not a goose; it is classed as a Shelduck (a small goose-like duck) but some say it should be classed as a dabbling duck.
Australian Wood Duck The female Australian Wood Duck showing its similar plumage to a female Wood Duck
Maned Goose And showing her mane
Maned Goose male
Australian Wood Duck male
Maned Goose male
The male showing his mane that gives the duck its other name of Maned Goose and also showing his finely vermiculated sides. The Australian Wood Duck/Maned Geese can be found throughout Australia.
Australian Wood Duck
Australian Wood Duck Males
Maned Goose
Camera-shy
Showing her white underwing
Females
Three's a crowd(attractive reflection of reeds)