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Idle Valley... Northern Sector

15th February, 2017

So it was decided to return to the Idle Valley for a spot more bird watching, as we’d previously only covered the southern half which found us heading north from the visitor centre, along the River Idles course, as far as the village of Tiln. 692 more words

Conservation

Shelduck

The bird called shelduck in UK is more accurately called the common shelduck, and occasionally males may be called sheldrakes. We see them in their hundreds during winter visits to… 144 more words

Natural World

Pintail

Seen on a recent visit to WWT Martin Mere, the pintail is a winter visitor in most parts of the UK. The pointed tail makes recognition easy, even for me. 97 more words

Natural World

Shelducks

On Sunday I had the chance of watching some Shelduck displaying and chasing. Shelducks are truly spectacular ducks, large, with very striking plumage and bold behaviour. 117 more words

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A visit to Titchwell in Norfolk

Despite a rather ominous forecast (more fog) we nevertheless headed off to North Norfolk yesterday. As it turned out there was no fog to be found on the two hour drive from Northamptonshire or on the Norfolk coast. 324 more words

Norfolk

December 1, 2016 – Radjah Shelduck or White-headed Shelduck (Tadorna radjah or Radjah radjah)

These ducks are found along the coasts of New Guinea, northern Australia, and nearby islands. 61 more words

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