HELP! Identification required. Small duck spotted paddling around, with a beak which looked pale blue, but could have been white in another light. It could have been in disguise, with a cloak of rusty red. 36 more words
Another of my ‘quickly snapped’ photos from a very hasty visit to Brookfields Garden Centre in Holmfirth, where I just happened to be passing, and ran in to have a squint at the inhabitants of their duck pond. 65 more words
Several Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola; source: allaboutbirds.org) have taken a liking to this pond; they are present every day. They take less of a liking to my presence, quickly paddling away when they see me.