Male Black Teal

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Quack quack!
Male Black Teal
Pāpango (or scaup) are small, dark coloured ducks, with a distinct “rubber-duckie” silhouette.
Commonly known as a black teal, is a diving duck species of the genus Aythya.
It is endemic to New Zealand.
In Māori it is commonly known as papango, also matapouri, titiporangi, raipo.
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