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Tadorna radjah (Raja Shelduck; Radjah Shelduck)

Wikipedia Abstract

The radjah shelduck (Tadorna radjah), is a species of shelduck found mostly in New Guinea and Australia, and also on some of the Moluccas. It is known alternatively as the raja shelduck, black-backed shelduck, or in Australia as the Burdekin duck.
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Infraspecies

Tadorna radjah radjah (Moluccan radjah shelduck)
Tadorna radjah rufitergum (Australian radjah shelduck)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
6
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
22
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.55262
EDGE Score: 1.87986

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.95 lbs (886 g)
Birth Weight [2]  59 grams
Female Weight [1]  1.85 lbs (839 g)
Male Weight [1]  2.06 lbs (934 g)
Weight Dimorphism [1]  11.3 %
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Herbivore
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  80 %
Diet - Plants [3]  20 %
Forages - Ground [3]  60 %
Forages - Water Surface [3]  40 %
Clutch Size [5]  9
Incubation [4]  30 days

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Arnhem Land tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Banda Sea Islands moist deciduous forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
Brigalow tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Buru rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Cape York Peninsula tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Carpentaria tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Einasleigh upland savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Halmahera rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Huon Peninsula montane rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Kimberly tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Louisiade Archipelago rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
New Guinea mangroves Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Mangroves
Northern New Guinea lowland rain and freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern New Guinea montane rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Queensland tropical rain forests Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Seram rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southeastern Papuan rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern New Guinea freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern New Guinea lowland rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Timor and Wetar deciduous forests East Timor, Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Trans Fly savanna and grasslands Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Trobriand Islands rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Victoria Plains tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Vogelkop montane rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Vogelkop-Aru lowland rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Purnululu National Park II 604999 Western Australia, Australia
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar Site   Queensland, Australia
Wasur-Rawa Biru National Park 605464 Papua, Indonesia  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Wallacea East Timor, Indonesia No

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Amidostomum acutum[6]
Holomenopon leucoxanthum[6]
Hymenolepis lamellata <Unverified Name>[6]
Hymenolepis megalops <Unverified Name>[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Alexandria Zoological Parkradjah
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Audubon Zoo
 radjah
Australia Zoorufitergum
Bird Park Marlow
Blackbrook Zoological Park
Brevard Zoo
 radjah
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Burger's Zoo
Calgary Zoo, Garden & Prehistoric Park
Canolfan Llanelli Centre W&WTrustradjah
Chessington World of Adventures, Ltd.
Cleland Wildlife Parkrufitergum
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Dreamworld Pty Ltdrufitergum
El Paso Zoo
 radjah
Ellen Trout Zooradjah
Flamingo Land LTD
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
 radjah
Fort Worth Zoological Parkradjah
Fundacao Parque Zoologico de Sao Paulo
Hong Kong Zool. & Botanical Gardens
Jackson Zoological Parkradjah
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Little Rock Zoological Gardensradjah
Melbourne Zoorufitergum
Miami Metrozoo
Mitchell Park Zoo
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Poznaniu
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
 radjah
Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park
 radjah
Parc des Oiseaux
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Parc Zoologique De Cleres (MNHN)radjah
Perth Zoological Gardensrufitergum
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
San Diego Zooradjah
Singapore Zoological Gardens
Slimbridge New Grounds W&WTrust
 radjah
Sunset Zoo
 radjah
Symbio Wildlife Gardens
Taronga Zoorufitergum
Tautphaus Park Zoo
Territory Wildlife Park (Berry Springsrufitergum
Tilgate Nature Centre
Utah's Hogle Zooradjah
Wadi Al Safa Wildlife Centre
Washington Park Zoological Gardensradjah
Wildlife World Zoo
 radjah
Zoo Aquarium de Madrid (GRPR)
Zoo de Fuengirola (Rain Forest SL)
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoo Santo Inácio Vila Nova de Gaia
Zoo Taiping & Night Safari
Zoological Society of London
Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzenradjah
Zoologischer Garten Schmiding

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Marchant, S.; Higgins, PJ (eds.) 1990. The handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds, Vol. 1., ratites to ducks. Oxford University Press, Melbourne
2Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
3Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
4del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
5Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
6Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access