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  • Italian
    • Casarca comune
  • French
    • Tadorne casarca
  • Catalan
    • Ànec canyella
  • Korean
    • 황오리
  • Hebrew
    • קזרקה חלודית
  • Scientific Names
    • Tadorna ferruginea
  • English
    • Ruddy Shelduck
  • Portuguese
    • Pato-casarca
  • German
    • Rostgans
  • Spanish
    • Tarro canelo
  • Russian
    • Огарь
  • Belarusian
    • Качка-огар

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Recent observations

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What

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

Observer

awijker

Date

August 24, 2005

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

Observer

mathiasdhaen

Date

July 12, 2015

Description

"horsetrekking day 2"

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

Observer

mathiasdhaen

Date

July 9, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

Observer

mathiasdhaen

Date

July 13, 2015

Description

"horsetrekking day 3"

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

Observer

pintail

Date

March 18, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

Observer

amarzee

Date

November 19, 2016 02:43 PM JST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

Observer

ttyl

Date

June 16, 2016 05:41 PM SAST

Photos / Sounds

What

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

Observer

madfox

Date

June 16, 2014 11:38 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

Observer

dmontijo

Date

October 30, 2016 03:48 PM UTC

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

Observer

walterhhh

Date

September 18, 2016 04:07 PM SAST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

Observer

kwark

Date

October 28, 2016 05:06 PM AST

Photos / Sounds

What

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

October 21, 2016 05:40 PM EEST

Description

These are extreme long-shots, taken in fading light after sunset when a skein of these waterfowl flew in to land on the lake on the opposite side from my position. I only have the general form of the birds and the appearance of reddish orange plumage to go on but, after consulting a check-list of birds in Turkey, the only plausible candidate species I can suggest is T. ferruginea.

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Description from Wikipedia

The ruddy shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea), known in India as the Brahminy duck, is a member of the family Anatidae. It is a distinctive waterfowl, 58 to 70 cm (23 to 28 in) in length with a wingspan of 110 to 135 cm (43 to 53 in). It has orange-brown body plumage with a paler head, while the tail and the flight feathers in the wings are black, contrasting with the white wing-coverts. It is a migratory bird, wintering in the...

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Conservation Summary

  • Portugal
    Regionalmente extinto (re) (Source: Livro Vermelho dos Vertebrados de Portugal)
    Regionalmente Extinto
Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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