(Frith 1967, except as noted)
The Radjah Shelduck is found in coastal northern and northeastern Australia, and New Guinea and Indonesia, as well as nearby islands.
Adapted from www.d-maps.com according to IUCN fact sheet. Click here or on map for detailed distribution (IUCN).
Radjah Shelducks on mudflat.
This duck prefers very shallow water (1-2 inches deep, at most) and the muddy margins of wetlands.
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