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Radjah shelduck


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
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