South African Shelduck or Cape Shelduck
(Tadorna Cana)

Appearance - The male South African Shelduck has a grey head and upper neck, a buff lower neck and breast, a chestnut body, strikingly marked black, white and green wings, and a black beak. The female is similar except for a white face with a brown head and neck.

Notes - The South African Shelduck or Cape Shelduck like other Shelducks nest in old animal burrows and cavities.

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