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Shelduck - Colourful Goose-like duck. Resident on British and Irish coasts around dunes and mudflats. It feeds with a sweeping motion with it's beak through the mud. They nest in holes and cliffs. They have even been known to nest in rabbit burrows! These images are from Co. Sligo and the Algarve Portugal.

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▼ This pair of Shelduck were filmed in Ballisidare estuary in County Sligo. 

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