Male Adult Common Shelduck
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Colouring Black, head, white body, red bill, band
Voice a-ank like
Feeds on algae, snails, small crustaceans
Flight strong, fast flying
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Male Adult Common Shelduck
Male Adult Common Shelduck
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Base Information
Sex Male
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Tadorna tadorna
Category Wildfowl
StdName Common Shelduck
Vital Statistics
Length 58 to 65 cms
Weight 850 to 1400 gms
Wingspan 110 to 133 cms
Lifespan 5 to 15 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Adult Common Shelduck (Species=Tadorna tadorna / Standard Name=Common Shelduck)