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Shelduck, Ruddy

  


Name: Shelduck, Ruddy

Scientific name: Tadorna ferruginea

Type: Goose

Color: Black,Brown,White

Habitat: Coast,Ocean,Water

Size: 64cm




Conservation status:

Rare Winter Visitor


Description:

Short necked, small billed, goose like duck with orange chestnut body and paler cinnamon-buff head. Black flight feathers with green speculum, striking white forewing and underwing coverts, and a black bill and legs. In flight told from other ducks and geese by size, striking black and white wing pattern, and orange-chestnut body.




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