Taxon profile


Aythya australis (Eyton, 1838)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Anseriformes »  family Anatidae - ducks, geese and swans »  genus Aythya

Scientific synonyms

Nyroca nyroca dampieri Mathews, 1912

Other names

= White-eyed Duck

Least Concern



Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Aythya australis australis (Eyton, 1838) - Tasmanian Hardhead

Aythya australis australis - Tasmanian Hardhead

subspecies Aythya australis extima Mayr, 1940

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [7a1a6fae-129a-4e48-addc-481ea1a37c6f]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Aythya australis (Eyton, 1838)]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Bird Life 5.1 [479]

Bird Life [] [as Aythya australis (Eyton, 1838)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Aythya australis (Eyton, 1838)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Aythya australis (Eyton, 1838)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Aythya australis]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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