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284939700_8c4d02c9b4.jpg?v=0 (117889 bytes) Brahminy Duck Alternate name
Tadorna ferruginea Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
65 cm                Length
Wetlands, lakes and grassland Habitat
8 to 16 eggs creamy white eggs Clutch   Eggs
Grasses, seeds,   insects, molluscs, fish. Food   Diet
394 World No

 Least Concern         BirdLife Preventing Extinctions


view photosPhoto's by Sergey Yeliseev  some rights reserved

view photos Uploaded on June 30, 2008 by namq all rights reserved

Tadorna ferruginea

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Video by paulwetton

Attenborough Nature Reserve 2008 all rights reserved

Movie by Cbirding all rights reserved

A pair of Ruddy Shelducks feeding in a field near Bussum


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Ruddy Shelduck alarm calls & wing noise (Tadorna ferruginea) Stuart Fisher XC30167 08-03-2008, Spain

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Ruddy Shelduck Communication
(Tadorna ferruginea)
Sharad Apte XC29889


Ruddy Shelduck flight calls
(Tadorna ferruginea)
Stuart Fisher XC18726
0-03-08, Spain  

Ruddy Shelduck alarm & flight calls
(Tadorna ferruginea)
Stuart Fisher XC18728
07-03-08, Spain 

Ruddy Shelduck flight calls
(Tadorna ferruginea)
Stuart Fisher XC18727
07-03-08, Spain

Ruddy Shelduck ( Tadorna ferruginea)  

view photos Picture by by Amit Mishra.  Feb 08 all rights reserved


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