WATERBIRD RECREATION: CORMORANTS, HERONS, SEAGULLS & COOTS


A WATERBIRD RECREATION AREA… TAKEN FROM A DISTANCE

ADULT & JUVENILE CORMORANTS PREENING, GREY HERONS, SEAGULLS, & TWO COOTS PLAYING CHASE

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WHITE HEADED DUCKS


WHITE HEADED DUCKS AT WWT BARNES

RED CRESTED POCHARDS, FERRUGINOUS & WHITE FACED WHISTLING DUCKS


THREE SPECIES OF REDDISH DUCK AT WWT BARNES

1. RED CRESTED POCHARDS 

2. FERRUGINOUS DUCKS 

3. WHITE FACED WHISTLING DUCKS 

THESE TWO WERE LITERALLY ‘NECKING’ FOR ABOUT A MINUTE…

TUFTED DUCKS, MARBLED TEAL & CAPE TEAL


DUCKS AT WWT BARNES FEB 2012

1. TUFTED DUCKS

FEMALE TUFTED DUCK – in many ways this one is my favourite photo of the day. None of these photos has been modified, so the water is just as it was

2. MARBLED TEAL

3. CAPE TEAL         

BITTERNS BOOM AT WWT BARNES


A BITTERN DEEP IN THE REEDS AT WWT BARNES (the first I have ever seen)