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Aquatic Birds
All Photos ©Beryl R Ladd

Mallard and duckling

Grey Heron & Juvenile

Silver Appleyard / Mallard & Ducklings

A selection of my favourite aquatic birds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Spotted Redshank - Tringa erythropus
Great Black-back Gull - Larus marinus
Greenshank - Tringa nebularia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

--Coot - Fulica atra
Moorhen -Gallinula chloropus-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Canada Goose - Branta canadensis

Grey Plover - Pluvialis squatarola------------------Golden Plover, Pluvialis apricaria

Little Egret - Egretta garzetta & Juvenile

Little Grebe - Tachybaptus ruficollis -

Great Crested Grebe - Podiceps cristatus

Pintail - Anas acuta

Mallard Duckling

Greylag Goose - Anser anse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pair
Cormorant - Phalacrocorax carbo-
Family
-Pochard - Aythya ferina
Tufty Mother & ducklings
Tufted duck - Aythya fuligula Pair
Scaup - Aythya marila

 

 

 

 

 

Male
Female
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Great Cormorant in Breading Plumage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

--Mandarin Ducks - Aix galericulata & Juvenile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Shelduck - Tadorna tadorna Pair & Juvenile
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Bar - tailed godwit
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope
Herring Gull k-Larus argentatus
Eurasian Teal - Anas crecca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Red-crested Pochard - Netta rufina
Northern Shoveler - Anas clypeata
Avocett - Recurvirostra avosetta
Dunlin - Calidris alpina

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Oystercatcher - Haematopus ostralegus
Snipe - Gallinago gallinago

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mute Swans - Cygnus olor
Mute Swan & Cygnets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Tern - Sterna hirundo

 

 

Sandwich Turms -Sterna sandvicensis
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-Lapwing - Vanellus vanellus
Sanderling - Calidris alba
Red-breasted Merganser-Mergus serrator
Shag-Phalacrocorax aristotelis

 

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Ruddy Turnstone- Arenaria interpres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black Swan
Ringed Teal - Callonetta leucophrys

Domestic Escapees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Redshank - Tringa totanus
Greenshank - Tringa nebularia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Khaki Campbel
Whte Campbell
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Crested Ducks and chick (In incubator)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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