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South African Shelduck Tadorna cana


Category E*

Native Range

Africa. Resident in Southern Africa south of central Namibia and south-eastern Botswana

British Occurence

Recorded in Breconshire, Powys, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Cheshire, Dorset, Glamorgan and Bedfordshire and probably many other counties. Has bred, the last confirmed occasion was in Breconshire in 2010.

Where to see South African Shelduck in captivity

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