Cambridge Encyclopedia » Cambridge Encyclopedia Vol. 67


A goose-like duck, native to the Old World (except the far N); eats grass, water weeds, and invertebrates; nests in burrows or holes; also known as a sheldrake. (Genus: Tadorna, 7 species. Subfamily: Anatinae. Tribe: Tadornini).

shell [next] [back] Sheldon Harnick

User Comments

Your email address will be altered so spam harvesting bots can't read it easily.
Hide my email completely instead?

Cancel or