Shelduck photographed at the RSPB wildlife Belfast Wildlife reserve on 2 June 2011.

The shelduck is a mainly white duck, larger than a mallard but smaller than geese such as greylag and Canada. It has a particularly prominent red bill, black-green head, and chestnut and white upperparts.  Information by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).

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