blue duck

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blue duck

n
(Animals) a mountain duck, Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos, of New Zealand having a mostly lead-blue plumage. Also called: whio (NZ)
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Genetic structure of blue duck (Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos) populations revealed by DNA fingerprinting.
1991), and in populations of blue ducks (Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos) confined to single-river catchment areas (Triggs et al.