DUCKS

Shelduck   Tadorna tadorna.
Martin Mere, Lancashire. January 2013 4

Shelduck   Tadorna tadorna.
Martin Mere, Lancashire. January 2013 4

Ruddy Shelduck   Tadorna ferruginea.
los Molinos, Fuerteventura. January 2011 4

Ruddy Shelduck   Tadorna ferruginea.
los Molinos, Fuerteventura. January 2011 4

Gadwall   Anas strepera.
Carsington Water, Derbyshire. May 2010 4

Pintail   Anas acuta.
Martin Mere, Lancashire. January 2013 4

Pintail   Anas acuta.
Martin Mere, Lancashire. January 2013 4

Shoveler   Anas clypeata.
Titchwell, Norfolk. April 2008 1

Wigeon   Anas penelope.
Martin Mere, Lancashire. January 2013 4

American Wigeon   Anas americana.
Anglers Country Park, Ryhill, near Wakefield. February 2012 4

Teal   Anas crecca.
Caerlaverock, Scotland. November 2012 4

Teal   Anas crecca, female.
Caerlaverock, Scotland. November 2012 4

Teal   Anas crecca.
Pennington Flash, Greater Manchester. January 2013 3

Garganey   Anas querquedula.
Asprokremnos Dam, Cyprus. April 2011 4
Not a great picture, but how often do you see a flock of 25 Garganey?

Pochard   Aythya nyroca.
Arundel WWT, W. Sussex. March 2017 5

Ferruginous Duck   Aythya ferina.
Bishop's Pool, Cyprus. March 2013 3

Ferruginous Duck   Aythya nyroca.
Bishop's Pool, Cyprus. April 2010 3

Tufted Duck   Aythya fuligula.
drake, Carsington Water, Derbyshire. May 2010 4

Tufted Duck   Aythya fuligula.
drake, Old Moor RSPB, S. Yorks. January 2012 4

Eider   Somateria mollissima.
Martin Mere, Lancashire. January 2013 4

Eider   Somateria mollissima.
Arundel WWT, W. Sussex. March 2017 5

Long-tailed Duck   Clangula hyemalis.
Arundel WWT, W. Sussex. March 2017 5

Goldeneye   Bucephala clangula.
Arundel WWT, W. Sussex. March 2017 5

Goldeneye   Bucephala clangula.
Arundel WWT, W. Sussex. March 2017 5

Barrow's Goldeneye   Bucephala islandica.
Arundel WWT, W. Sussex. March 2017 5

Smew   Mergellus albellus.
Arundel WWT, W. Sussex. March 2017 5

Smew   Mergellus albellus.
Arundel WWT, W. Sussex. March 2017 5

Mandarin   Aix galericulata, male.
Etherow Country Park, Derbyshire. January 2008 2

Mandarin   Aix galericulata, male.
Etherow Country Park, Derbyshire. January 2015 5

Mandarin   Aix galericulata, female.
Etherow Country Park, Derbyshire. January 2015 5

Goosander   Mergus merganser, female.
Pennington Flash, Greater Manchester. March 2011 4

Goosander   Mergus merganser, female.
Pennington Flash, Greater Manchester. March 2011 4

White-headed Duck   Oxyura leucocephala, male.
Guadalhorce, Andalucia. November 2011 4

White-headed Duck   Oxyura leucocephala, female.
Guadalhorce, Andalucia. November 2011 4

1Canon EOS 350D, 100-400 IS USM lens
2Canon EOS 400D, 100-400 IS USM lens
3Canon EOS 50D, 100-400 IS USM lens
4Canon EOS 7D, 500mm f4 IS USM lens plus 1.4 extender
5Canon EOS 7D Mk.II,300mm f2.8 IS USM lens.