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Cor, luv a duck

We went on a different walk this evening – to a local quarry with unusual scents and animals.  There were some brown hoppy things which turned and darted off when they saw me, just leaving a flash of white tail.  50 more words


Duck in Swingate.

It seems only right to break the dormancy of this blog to bring you reports of a mallards malaise.

This bird seems to conducting be a one-duck sit-in. 18 more words


Last 48 Hours

We are now counting down the last 48 hours of our auction.

You still have time to bid so make sure you don’t miss out. 49 more words

The London Wetlands Centre

Tuesday 26th April – 16th meeting of 2016

We met at Waterloo and caught the train to Barnes Bridge Station where we got off and admired the view of the railway bridge and river Thames as seen many times on the television for the annual Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race. 571 more words

White faced whistling ducks.....

…..now there’s a name and a half! Anyway that is what I’m sharing with you today. Another siting at WWT Arundel.

These duck are also somethings referred to as tree ducks, although they don’t spend that much time in trees! 57 more words

Bird Photography

Photographing the Falcated Teal duck

I’ve mentioned before that one of my favourite places to do some photography is the WWT in Arundel.

I love visiting this venue as I always see something different. 87 more words

Bird Photography

Mother Nature's Delicate Balance

This BBC article says:

Conservationists believe they have identified the cause of a decline in numbers of a rare duck.

In the UK, common scoters breed at only a few locations in the Flow Country of Caithness and Sutherland and lochs in the hills and glens near Inverness. 92 more words