Sākums Animals Ruddy Shelduck

Ruddy Shelduck

Ruddy Shelduck occurs from southeastern Europe to Mongolia as well as in northwestern Africa. Numbers are currently unknown. Major threats are hunting (especially in southeastern Europe), habitat destruction and pollution.


■ Listed in Appendix II of Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS, or Bonn Convention) as migratory species that conservation is requiring international cooperation.
■ Listed in Appendix II of the Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats as a strictly protected fauna species.
■ Listed in Annex I of EU Council Directive 2009/147/EC on the Conservation of wild birds (the Birds Directive).


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Aves – birds
■ Order Anseriformes – waterfowl
■ Family Anatidae – ducks, geese and swans
■ Species Tadorna ferruginea – Ruddy Shelduck

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