The Common shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) resembles a small short necked goose and breeds across the Temperate Palearctic area. In the AWB Region it is mostly a Winter Visitor except for the Southern Caucasus and Southern Iran where there are areas of summer breeding. It has wintering grounds in the Southern Caucasus, Southern Iraq, Turkey, particularly south and west coasts, the Nile Delta Region and the Coastal Maghreb states.
Class: Aves Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae Genus: Tadorna
Species.......Tadorna tadorna Common shelduck - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Common shelduck - Species - ebird.org Common shelduck - Species Card - oiseaux-birds.com Common shelduck - Birds - rspb.org.uk Common shelduck - Sounds & Maps - xeno.canto.org
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