Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Shelduck

This male Shelduck was resting up and feeding in a pool adjacent to one of the bird hides in the Parkland the other day.





18 comments:

  1. A beautiful duck, great shots of it Roy.

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  2. The shelduck has its place also found. In the Netherlands, we see more and more of this mountain duck:-)

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  3. Their beaks almost look sore somehow! So vivid, so scarlet. Never seen one other than at a distance, they aren't super common in my neck of the (non) woods

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    1. I aways think the beaks look a bit plastic Simon.{:))

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  4. Their coloring reminds me of calico cats. Lovely bird.

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  5. I saw my first Shelduck in Wales a few years back, we do get a odd one up at Eccup sometimes...Geat shots.
    Amanda xx

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    1. Thanks Amanda. We get the odd visitor around here.

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  6. Love these peaceful images...
    Great colors, and the reflections are just perfect...
    Good night, Roy!
    Ana

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  7. Super to see them back in their glorious breeding colours.

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    1. Yes I agree Frank they do have lovely colourings.

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  8. Hey Roy... Nice looking guy with some very nice coloring.
    Nice shot's.



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  9. A great duck, also a rare sight for me!
    Happy birding, Roy!

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