Today a pretty species of waterfowl joins Birdorable! The Ruddy Shelduck is our 50th species in the duck, goose, and swan family. Ruddy Shelducks are large ducks with a wide range and growing population across much of Asia. Ruddy Shelducks are also... Read more »
About the Ruddy Shelduck
Also known as: Brahiminy Duck, Ruddy Sheldrake
Ruddy Shelducks are aptly named, having an overall orange-brown (ruddy) body plumage, with a somewhat lighter shade over the head. Black flight feathers and white coverts can be seen in flight and in part while the bird is resting or swimming.
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