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Shelduck. South African

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by arks » Mon Jul 26, 2010 5:31 pm

Are these — the big russet ducks — African shelducks? Seen at Abrahamskraal, WCNP, on 25 March 2010.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by francoisd » Tue Jul 27, 2010 12:03 pm

arks wrote:Are these — the big russet ducks — African shelducks? Seen at Abrahamskraal, WCNP, on 25 March 2010.

Yes they are.
The one with the all gray head is the male and those with white on the face the female
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by arks » Tue Jul 27, 2010 1:34 pm

francoisd wrote:
arks wrote:Are these — the big russet ducks — African shelducks? Seen at Abrahamskraal, WCNP, on 25 March 2010.

Yes they are.
The one with the all gray head is the male and those with white on the face the female

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Shelduck. South African

Unread post by wildtuinman » Mon May 27, 2013 8:19 am

I can't find an existing topic on this bird.

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