The male Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula).
The female is similar, but the black area is brown and the white flanks are light washed brown.
The "Tufti" is present in South Western and Southern Europe from September through to April.
These visiting flocks supplement the breeding stock resident in UK.
|Lumix GH3. 100-300mm lens. 300mm(600). 1/500 at f8. ISO250.|