Shelduck ( Female )
Fact File
Taken at Linlithgow on 5th January 2012 using Nikon D40X with Nikon 300 mm Zoom lens.




 

Male
Taken at Pow Burn, Prestwick on 30th March 2014 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
Fact File
Female
Taken at Musselburgh on 26th May 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
Fact File
Eclipse Plumage
Taken at Musselburgh on 20th August 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
Fact File

Juvenile
Taken at Musselburgh on 13th August 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
Fact File



Duckling
Taken at Cley Marshes on 28th June 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
Fact File
In Flight
Taken at Barns Ness on 3rd May 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
Fact File
In Flight
Taken at Musselburgh on 10th July 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
Fact File
 
Shelduck.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Tadorna Tadorna.
Anseriformes.
Anatidae.

Site Of Nest:
Materials:
Food:
Feature:
Plumage:

Length:
Breeding Period:
Eggs:
Amongst dense vegetation.
Straw, grass and down from the female's breast.
Invertebrates, insect larvae.
Chief food is a tiny snail called Hydrobia.
Broad blood red bill, pink legs, black and white wings, black tipped tail and a dark streak down the belly.
58-67 cm
April-May
8-10

Voice: