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The Common shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) belongs to the family Anatidae under the order Anseriformes.

Common shelduck taxonomy

The Anatidae is the family of ducks, geese and swans. The family Anatidae was first introduced by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The family Anatidae comprises seven subfamilies, including Tadorninae. The subfamily Tadorninae contains six genera, including genus Tadorna.

The genus Tadorna was first described by Friedrich Boie (4 June 1789 – 3 March 1870), a German entomologist, herpetologist and ornithologist, in the year 1822.

The genus Tadorna comprises seven species, including Tadorna tadorna. The species Tadorna tadorna was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758. It is a monotypic species.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Tadorna tadorna
Species:T. tadorna
Common shelduck - Tadorna tadorna
1.Common shelduck - Tadorna tadorna
Image by Estormiz

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2.Common shelduck - Tadorna tadorna
Image by Yoky

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3.Common shelduck - Tadorna tadorna
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4.Common shelduck - Tadorna tadorna
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5.Common shelduck - Tadorna tadorna
Image by Ferran Pestaña

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6.Common shelduck - Tadorna tadorna
Image by Mike Prince

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7.Common shelduck - Tadorna tadorna
Image by Bernard DUPONT

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8.Common shelduck - Tadorna tadorna
Image by Alexandros Gassios

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9.Common shelduck - Tadorna tadorna
Image by Bernard DUPONT
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