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Ducks and Mallards of Macquarie Island
Entry ID: AADC-00031

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Abstract: (Abstract from 'The ducks of Macquarie Island')
Early reference to waterfowl on Macquarie Island and observations made by ANARE expeditioners between 1949 and 1985 are reviewed and discussed. Apart from a unique (perhaps erroneous) record of a mute swan Cygnus olor, information is restricted to the Pacific black duck Anas superciliosa, the grey teal A. gibberifrons and the alien mallard A. ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.0   S: -55.0   E: 159.0   W: 158.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Kerry, K.
Dataset Title: Ducks and Mallards of Macquarie Island
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 1999-10-07
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1949-06-01
Stop Date: 1985-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality The dataset surveys all known existing records on the ducks and mallards of Macquarie Island. Completeness of the data however, depends on the completeness and accuracy of the source observations made. This dataset is a discussion of the results of previous surveys regarding the ducks and mallards of Macquarie Island. Data from mid-1949 until January 1985 has been surveyed.

However, only data from February 1963 to January 1985 are available in tabular form.
Access Constraints The tabular data (Feb 1963 - Jan 1985) are available from the provided URL. See the reference for other data.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 1 kb
Distribution Format: csv
Fees: free
Phone: +61 3 6260 4216
Email: liz.kerry at
Contact Address:
PO Box 89
City: Richmond
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7025
Country: Australia
Norman, F.I. (1987), The ducks of Macquarie Island, ANARE Research Notes, 42
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23