Tadorna tadorna

Locally common breeding species, numbers greatly augmented in winter.

BOU Name
Common Shelduck
Data Required
All breeding records. All inland records. Coastal counts of 100+.

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Shelduck 26 May 2020 Abberton Reservoir Yvonne Watling 2
Shelduck 24 May 2020 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Paul Larkin 32 In the managed retreat
Shelduck 21 May 2020 Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge Malcolm Corbett 1 On barn roof.
Shelduck 17 May 2020 Hazeleigh Wood Tony Kennelly 10 All sitting on a giant haystack
Shelduck 17 May 2020 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Paul Larkin 310 Mucking Bay
Shelduck 17 May 2020 Tilbury Fort Paul Larkin 20 Plus a crèche of 12
Shelduck 04 May 2020 Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers Robert Pease 2 A Pair
Shelduck 04 May 2020 Tilbury Paul Larkin 1 On foreshore by the fort
Shelduck 02 May 2020 Shrub End Oliver Cottis 3 quarry
Shelduck 27 Apr 2020 Abberton Reservoir David Allen 4
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