from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See sheldrake.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various waterfowl of the genus Tadorna, native to Eurasia, Africa and Australasia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The sheldrake.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as sheldrake, 3.
- n. The female of the sheldrake.
- n. The red-breasted merganser, Mergus serrator.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. female sheldrake
Three Palaearctic species, golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax) and ruddy shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea) breed in the Bale Mountains, their only known breeding sites outside the north temperate zone.
River bed invertebrates support a diverse birdlife including wrybill Anarhynchus frontalis, paradise shelduck Tadorna variegata, black-billed gull, black-fronted tern Sterna albistriata and banded dotterel Pluvialis obscura.
Freshwater wetlands in the South-West support sizable populations of several wetland birds, including grey duck, paradise shelduck Tadorna variegata and shoveler Anas rhynchotis, two species of shag Phalacrocorax spp. and marsh and spotless crake.
A subspecies of the critically endangered crested shelduck, called Kuroda's sheldrake Tadorna cristata kuroda, once occurred along the southern coast of Korea.
The critically endangered crested shelduck Tadorna cristata, once occurred along the Korean Coast.
Yedikır qualifies as an IBA for the large number of ruddy shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea) that roost there in the non-breeding season.
The video also showed the tourists shooting a paradise shelduck with a rifle.
Conservation Minister Kate Wilkinson said she was "absolutely outraged" by the clip, which also showed the tourists shooting a paradise shelduck.
The video also showed them shooting a paradise shelduck with a rifle.
I assume he meant it was laid on Saturday; if the egg hatched at any point in the past he wouldn't be holding it in his hands now, would he? radjah shelduck on April 3, 2010 at 2: 41 PM