46 cm 600 - 1100 g
Conspicuous black and white and red plumage . Beak a distinctive Coral Red , with the male having a distinct black basal knob in the breeding season
Where does the Shelduck Live ?
Sea coasts , also inland waters .
Cockles , snails, worms and crustaceans.
When does it Breed ?
April - July , 8 -12 eggs, incubation 28 - 30 days, young fledge in 7 - 8 weeks . Nests on Burrow.