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Common Shelduck (Male)

Tadorna tadorna


A widespread waterfowl species in Eurasia. A bird with reddish-pink bill, pink feet, a white body with chestnut patches and a black belly, and a dark green head and neck. Female and male of this species are similar in appearance except the male has a knob at its forehead. Also, female is smaller than male in size.


Coastline, estuaries, salt marshes

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Common Shelduck
Tadorna tadorna Common Shelduck

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Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 9 years ago

Glad to help ;)

YorkieSutaryo 9 years ago

Thanks Stian! :D

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日野市 (Hino), 関東 (Kanto Region), Japan

Spotted on Jan 31, 2012
Submitted on Feb 4, 2012

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