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.
The female Australian Wood Duck showing its similar plumage to a female Wood Duck
And showing her mane
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.
Showing her white underwing
Three's a crowd(attractive reflection of reeds)