Birds of the World

Anatidae : Swans, Geese & Ducks

Ruddy Shelduck

Tadorna ferruginea

Nottinghamshire, England - November 2009

The breeding range of Ruddy Shelduck extends from southeastern Europe to Mongolia. Although there are about 50-100 records per year of this species reported in Britain, the vast majority are not of wild origin and are escapees from wildfowl collections.