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Male - The male Hardhead has a uniform chocolate-brown plumage above, with white undersides and white undertail. The underwings are white edged with brown. The male has striking white eyes and the beak is blackish with a blue-white bar across the tip.
Female - The female is similar but has brown eyes and has a paler brown plumage.

Notes: - The Hardhead is the only true diving duck in Australia and is sometimes called the white-eyed Duck due to the male's striking white eyes.

WWT Slimbridge Video clips:

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Hardhead - May 2013

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 Hardhead - September 2015
Hardhead - September 2015

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Hardhead (Aythya Australis) video

Hardhead (Aythya Australis)