Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: South African Shelduck

South African Shelduck Tadorna cana

Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Cape Shelduck, African Shelduck, Gray-headed Shelduck
Old scientific name(s): Casarca cana


Location unknown - Feb, 2006 © Harold Stiver  Location unknown - Feb, 2006 © Harold Stiver 
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S. Africa;
C. and s. Namibia (Highlands of Damaraland), s. Botswana, se. Zimbabwe and South Africa (Karoo, Cape Province, Orange Free State, s. Transvaal and w. Natal including the Durban area, Mooi River, Underberg District and the Ndumu Game Reserve in Zululand).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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