Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Anseriformes > Family: Anatidae > Genus: Tadorna > Species: Tadorna ferruginea

Ruddy Shelduck - Tadorna ferruginea (Pallas, 1764)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 4 other international agreements
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS
Breeding habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • urban
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code A397

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
DE6315401 Germany Klärteiche Offstein Map
ES0000011 Spain Monte de El Pardo Map
ES0000014 Spain Monfragüe y las Dehesas del Entorno Map
ES0000024 Spain Doñana Map
ES0000048 Spain Punta Entinas-Sabinar Map
ES0000069 Spain Embalse de Cornalvo y Sierra Bermeja Map
ES0000097 Spain Betancuria Map
ES0000355 Spain Hurdes Map
ES0000370 Spain Sierra de Gata y Valle de las Pilas Map
ES0000400 Spain Arrozales de Palazuelo y Guadalperales Map
ES6120006 Spain Marismas del Río Palmones Map
ES6160002 Spain Alto Guadalquivir Map
ES6180002 Spain Complejo endorreico La Lantejuela Map
GR1110006 Greece DELTA EVROU Map
GR1120004 Greece STENA NESTOU Map
GR1130010 Greece LIMNES VISTONIS, ISMARIS - LIMNOTHALASSES PORTO LAGOS, ALYKI PTELEA, XIROLIMNI, KARATZA Map
GR1150001 Greece DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS KAI NISOS THASOPOULA Map
GR1220009 Greece LIMNES KORONEIAS - VOLVIS, STENA RENTINAS KAI EVRYTERI PERIOCHI Map
GR1220010 Greece DELTA AXIOU - LOUDIA - ALIAKMONA - ALYKI KITROUS Map
GR1220011 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA EPANOMIS Map
GR1340001 Greece ETHNIKOS DRYMOS PRESPON Map
GR2550008 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA GIALOVAS KAI NISOS SFAKTIRIA Map
GR4110006 Greece LIMNOS: LIMNES CHORTAROLIMNI KAI ALYKI, KOLPOS MOUDROU, ELOS DIAPORI KAI CHERSONISOS FAKOS Map
GR4110007 Greece LESVOS: PARAKTIOI YGROTOPOI KOLPOU KALLONIS Map
GR4110009 Greece NISIDES LESVOU (SYMPLEGMA TOMARONISION, KYDONAS, AGIOS GEORGIOS, GLARONISI, KLP) Map
GR4120007 Greece SAMOS: ALÕKÉ PSILIS AMMOU Map
GR4210027 Greece KOS: LIMNI PSALIDI - ALYKI Map
IT1180027 Italy Confluenza Po - Sesia - Tanaro Map
IT1205070 Italy Zona Umida di Les Iles di Saint - Marcel Map
IT20B0009 Italy Valli del Mincio Map
IT3230032 Italy Lago di Busche - Vincheto di Cellarda - Fontane Map
IT3250041 Italy Valle Vecchia - Zumelle - Valli di Bibione Map
IT3320026 Italy Risorgive dello Stella Map
IT3320037 Italy Laguna di Marano e Grado Map
IT3330005 Italy Foce dell'Isonzo - Isola della Cona Map
IT3330006 Italy Valle Cavanata e Banco Mula di Muggia Map
IT4060002 Italy Valli di Comacchio Map
IT4070009 Italy Ortazzo, Ortazzino, Foce del Torrente Bevano Map
IT5210070 Italy Lago Trasimeno Map
IT5340001 Italy Litorale di Porto d'Ascoli Map
IT6040015 Italy Parco Nazionale del Circeo Map
IT9220144 Italy Lago S. Giuliano e Timmari Map
ITA070001 Italy Foce del Fiume Simeto e Lago Gornalunga Map
GR2110001 Greece AMVRAKIKOS KOLPOS, DELTA LOUROU KAI ARACHTHOU (PETRA, MYTIKAS, EVRYTERI PERIOCHI) Map
BG0000270 Bulgaria Atanasovsko ezero Map
BG0002025 Bulgaria Lomovete Map
SKUEV0311 Slovakia Kačenky Map
BG0002085 Bulgaria Chairya Map
ES4320037 Spain Sierra de Gata Map
GR1150010 Greece DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
IT20B0501 Italy Viadana, Portiolo, San Benedetto Po e Ostiglia Map
SKUEV0116 Slovakia Jakubovské rybníky Map
BG0000241 Bulgaria Srebarna Map
BG0002046 Bulgaria Yatata Map
IT1180028 Italy Fiume Po - tratto vercellese alessandrino Map
ES4320077 Spain Monfragüe Map
IT3250046 Italy Laguna di Venezia Map
GR1220001 Greece LIMNES VOLVI KAI LAGKADA - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI Map
GR1130009 Greece LIMNES KAI LIMNOTHALASSES TIS THRAKIS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
GR4110004 Greece LESVOS: KOLPOS KALLONIS KAI CHERSAIA PARAKTIA ZONI Map
BG0002041 Bulgaria Kompleks Ropotamo Map
IT9110037 Italy Laghi di Lesina e Varano Map
BG0002022 Bulgaria Yazovir Rozov kladenets Map
BG0002028 Bulgaria Kompleks Straldzha Map
IT9110005 Italy Zone umide della Capitanata Map
GR1120005 Greece AISTHITIKO DASOS NESTOU Map
BG0002017 Bulgaria Kompleks Belenski ostrovi Map
ES6120011 Spain Laguna de Los Tollos Map
IT5210018 Italy Lago Trasimeno Map
BG0002004 Bulgaria Dolni Bogrov - Kazichene Map
BG0002062 Bulgaria Ludogorie Map
BG0002030 Bulgaria Kompleks Kalimok Map
ITA070029 Italy Biviere di Lentini, tratto mediano e foce del Fiume Simeto e area antistante la foce Map
GR1220002 Greece DELTA AXIOU - LOUDIA - ALIAKMONA - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI - AXIOUPOLI Map
BG0002048 Bulgaria Suha reka Map
BG0002065 Bulgaria Blato Malak Preslavets Map
IT1160059 Italy Zone umide di Fossano e Sant'Albano Stura Map
GR4110001 Greece LIMNOS: CHORTAROLIMNI - LIMNI ALYKI KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHI Map
BG0002024 Bulgaria Ribarnitsi Mechka Map
SKUEV0314 Slovakia Morava Map
BG0000273 Bulgaria Burgasko ezero Map
ES4320060 Spain Arroyos Barbaon y Calzones Map
IT20B0017 Italy Ansa e Valli del Mincio Map
IT9110038 Italy Paludi presso il Golfo di Manfredonia Map
GR1110007 Greece DELTA EVROU KAI DYTIKOS VRACHIONAS Map
GR1260001 Greece LIMNI KERKINI - KROUSIA - KORYFES OROUS BELES, ANGISTRO - CHAROPO Map
GR1250004 Greece ALYKI KITROUS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI Map
BG0002039 Bulgaria Harsovska reka Map
BG0000332 Bulgaria Karlukovski karst Map
BG0000152 Bulgaria Pomoriysko ezero Map
ROSPA0053 Romania Lacul Bugeac Map
ROSPA0091 Romania Pădurea Babadag Map
ROSPA0056 Romania Lacul Oltina Map
ROSPA0002 Romania Allah Bair - Capidava Map
ROSPA0094 Romania Pădurea Hagieni Map
ROSPA0097 Romania Pescăria Cefa - Pădurea Rădvani Map
ROSPA0052 Romania Lacul Beibugeac Map
ROSPA0102 Romania Suhaia Map
ROSPA0054 Romania Lacul Dunăreni Map
ROSPA0007 Romania Balta Vederoasa Map
BG0002082 Bulgaria Batova Map
BG0002050 Bulgaria Durankulashko ezero Map
BG0002043 Bulgaria Emine Map
BG0000156 Bulgaria Shablenski ezeren kompleks Map
BG0002044 Bulgaria Kamchiyska planina Map
BG0000191 Bulgaria Varnensko-Beloslavsko ezero Map
BG0002061 Bulgaria Balchik Map
BG0000271 Bulgaria Mandra - Poda Map
BG0002045 Bulgaria Kompleks Kamchia Map
GR4110010 Greece NOTIODYTIKI CHERSONISOS, APOLITHOMENO DASOS LESVOU Map
ES0000471 Spain l'Albufera (ZEPA) Map
ES6180017 Spain Campiñas de Sevilla Map
CY3000007 Cyprus FRAGMA ACHNAS Map
GR3000016 Greece YGROTOPOS SCHINIA Map
GR4110012 Greece VOREIA LESVOS Map
GR1110012 Greece SAMOTHRAKI: OROS FENGARI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
ROSPA0066 Romania Limanu - Herghelia Map
AT3225000 Austria Weidmoos Map
ROSPA0130 Romania Maţa - Cârja - Rădeanu Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 30 November 2009, on the conservation of wild birds (EU Birds Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
https://wcd.coe.int/ViewDoc....ckColorLogged=FDC864

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention) (Migratory species of Anatidae) http://www.cms.int/
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds. Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (AEWA) http://www.migratoryspecies....ent/about-cms-family

http://www.unep-aewa.org/en/legalinstrument/aewa

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Casarca Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Casarca Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Husice rezavá Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kazarka Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pato-ferrugíneo Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rostand Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rostgans German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ruddy Shelduck English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ruostesorsa Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rustand Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Tadorne casarca French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Tarro Canelo Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Vörös ásólúd Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Casarca ferruginea (Pallas, 1764)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:01710 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Population distribution from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

27 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Albania 0/5 (pairs) 2002 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Albania 0/10 (pairs) 1980 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Armenia 250/999 (pairs) 1998-2002 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Armenia 1000/2499 (individuals) 1998-2002 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Azerbaijan 300/1000 (pairs) 1996-2000 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Azerbaijan 500/3000 (individuals) 1996-2002 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Bulgaria 60/120 (pairs) 1996-2002 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Bulgaria 0/24 (individuals) 1997-2001 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Bulgaria 50/150 (pairs) - Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Cyprus 0/80 (individuals) 1994-2002 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Georgia Present/Present (pairs) 2003 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Greece 15/40 (pairs) 1995-2000 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Greece 150/150 (individuals) 2003 Wintering Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Greece Mediterranean 10/40 (pairs) - Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Macedonia (FYR) 0/5 (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Moldova, Republic of 0/0 (pairs) 2000 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Moldova, Republic of 3/8 (pairs) 1988 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Romania 20/25 (pairs) 1990-2002 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Romania 5/10 (pairs) - Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Russian Federation 8500/16000 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Russian Federation 1900/2900 (pairs) - Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Turkey 9000/12000 (individuals) 1991-2001 Wintering Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Turkey 10000/15000 (pairs) 2001 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Turkey 4000/8000 (pairs) - Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Ukraine 80/190 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Ukraine 50/249 (individuals) 1990-2000 Wintering Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Ukraine 125/180 (pairs) 1984 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Source: BirdLife International

Population trends from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

27 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Albania 1990-2000 Breeding Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Albania 1970-1990 Breeding Information not available Information not available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Armenia 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 20% to 29% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Armenia 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Azerbaijan 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Azerbaijan 1990-2000 Wintering Increasing : 80 % Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Bulgaria 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Bulgaria 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating : 80 % Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Bulgaria 1970-1990 Breeding Small increase of 20-49% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Cyprus 1990-2000 Wintering Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Georgia 1990-2000 Breeding Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Greece 1990-2000 Breeding Fluctuating between 50% to 79% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Greece 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating : 80 % Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Greece Mediterranean 1970-1990 Breeding Small decrease of 20-49% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Macedonia (FYR) 1990-2000 Wintering Fluctuating between 20% to 29% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Moldova, Republic of 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing but no trend value given Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Moldova, Republic of 1970-1990 Breeding Stable, or change of less than 20% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Romania 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Romania 1970-1990 Breeding Large decrease of at least 50% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Russian Federation 1990-2000 Breeding Unknown Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Russian Federation 1970-1990 Breeding Small increase of 20-49% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Turkey 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Turkey 1990-2000 Wintering Increasing between 0% to 19% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Turkey 1970-1990 Breeding Small decrease of 20-49% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Ukraine 1990-2000 Breeding Increasing between 0% to 19% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Ukraine 1990-2000 Wintering Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Ukraine 1970-1990 Breeding Small decrease of 20-49% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Source: BirdLife International

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

6 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Praha 2014-10-01 2030-12-31 Oxyura jamaicensis - 10 Tadorna ferruginea - 10 Držení v zajetí žádné ovlivnění populace žadatel nemůže při dodržení podmínek odebírat jedince z volné přírody
Praha 2014-10-01 2030-12-31 Oxyura jamaicensis - 10 Tadorna ferruginea - 10 Chov žádné ovlivnění populace žadatel nemůže při dodržení podmínek odebírat jedince z volné přírody
Poland 2014-06-01 2015-05-31 It is not possible to determine the number of individuals Capture (ringing) None
Nyugat-Dunántúl 2013-04-20 2018-04-15 Only disturbance was permitted. Deliberate disturbance, scaring away The derogation are not detrimental.
Bulgaria 2012-03-15 2013-12-31 The permit allows 40 individuals from each bird species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) No impact
Bulgaria 2012-03-15 2013-12-31 The permit allows 40 individuals from each bird species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) No impact
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