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Shelduck

Posted: July 4, 2016 in Birds, Natural History
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Shellduck

Shellduck

The size of a small goose, the Shellduck is the largest of the UK duck species.

Shellduck

Shellduck

It is commonly found on coastal wetlands and nests in old burrows.

Shellduck

Shellduck

It is estimated that the UK breeding population is 16000 pairs with an overwintering population of around 60000 birds.

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