Ruddy Shelduck
Tadorna ferruginea

– very large duck, proportions like goose, much larger than Mallard
– introduced in Europe, self-sustained migratory populations
– diurnal migrant, possibly nocturnal movement as well
– migrates singly or in small to medium flocks


Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
BIF0111, 2012, Ikh-Taschgai, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
BIF0112, 2012, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
BIF0110, 2012, Ikh-Taschgai, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
BIF0108, 2012, Ikh-Naart, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
BIF0109, 2012, Ikh-Naart, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea, calls in flight
BIF0113, 16/04/2011, Aqkoel, Kazakhstan, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector

comparison species:
Common Shelduck
Egyptian Goose

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