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KELP GULL TAKING SA SHELDUCK CHICK

Posted on the 27th October 2014

Hi All,
I was a WCNP last week and went to Abrahamskraal where we noticed a SSA Shelduck with 6 ducklings in front of the hide as we walked along the board walk. Suddenly there was a commotion with both adult Shelduck attacking a Kelp Gull. We checked the Gull and it had taken a duckling from the water and was in the process of swallowing it!!!!!! The duckling was much bigger than the gulls head!! And then there were 5 …………….
Regards,
Brians Birding & Ecotours
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