Shelduck Male

The South African Shelduck (Afrikaans name, Kopereend) is a colourful duck, they are a common resident, endemic to the area.

Shelduck Male Wings

The Male has a plain grey head with rich coppery tones on the body.

Shelduck f 2

The female has white face patches.

Shelduck fem

They feed mostly on vegetation and nest in holes in the ground.

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