Ruddy Shelduck
Tadorna ferruginea

– large duck, slightly 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 F AD
BIF2195, 09/06/2014, Dornod, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea F AD
BIF2196, 09/06/2014, Dornod, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea F AD
BIF2197, 25/08/2017, Dornod, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea M AD
BIF2198, 28/05/2014, Dornod, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea M AD
BIF2199, 10/06/2011, Ikh Naart, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea M F AD
BIF2200, 14/02/2017, Punakha, Buthan, Mathias Putze


Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea M F AD
BIF2201, 14/02/2017, Punakha, Buthan, Mathias Putze


Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea AD
Northern Pintail Anas acuta M AD BREED
BIF2174, 23/02/2017, Punakha, Buthan, Mathias Putze


Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
BIF2202, 21/08/2017, Dornod, 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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