Skip to content

Radjah shelduck

Australia·Bird

These birds create their nesting sites near bodies of water, where their primary food sources live. They often use the hollow limbs of trees for nests. The Radja shelduck doesn’t gather materials for a nest, they just use a few self-provided down feathers and a tree hollow.

 

  • Conservation StatusLeast Concern
  • Life span5-10 years
  • Body size19-14 in. long
  • Native habitat Mangrove forests, wetlands, and coastlines of northern Australia, New Guinea, and parts of Indonesia
  • DietSeeds, algae, small fish, mollusks, and insects
Kea Freckled duck

Tickets

Close

Subscribe

Zoo News

Our monthly e-newsletter holds a fun assortment of announcements, discounts, and news so you can stay up to date with Sedgwick County Zoo.

What to Know

We’re excited to see you at the Zoo today! Here are some things to remember during your visit.

Animals Sightings

As always, some animals may not be visible due to weather or other factors. After 4:00 PM, you may see fewer animals during your visit.

Zoo Rules

Please read and follow all Zoo Rules and Policies to respect our guests and animals.