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Ruddy Shellduck

Tadorna ferruginea
Length: 58-70cm
Breeds in Central Asia (between Lake Baikal and North China)
Winter: South East China, northern South East Asia and Korea

Rare bird in Nagasaki prefecture. Some birds observed at Isahaya bay area in Nov. 1995, Feb. 2000, Jan. - Feb. 2001 and Dec. 2008 - Jan. 2009.