White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala

White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala

The mouth of the Guadalhorce River Nature Reserve - April 2016

Tufted Duck (Aythya Fuligula)

Tufted Duck (Aythya Fuligula)

Flying over Slimbridge WWT, February 2016

Tufted Duck (Aythya Fuligula)

Tufted Duck (Aythya Fuligula)

Slimbridge WWT, February 2016.

Eider (Somateria mollissima)

Eider (Somateria mollissima)

Shetland - June 2016

Gadwall (Anas strepera)

Gadwall (Anas strepera)

Taken at Radipole Lake, Weymouth - March 2016

Gadwall (Anas strepera)

Gadwall (Anas strepera)

Taken at Blashford Lakes - February 2016.

Gadwall (Anas strepera)

Gadwall (Anas strepera)

Taken at Pinkhill Nature Reserve

Gadwall (Anas strepera)

Gadwall (Anas strepera)

Malaga - April 2016

Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)

Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)

Taken at Blashford Lakes - February 2016

Goosander (Mergus merganser)

Goosander (Mergus merganser)

A male swimming at Corsham Park, Wiltshire.

Goosander (Mergus merganser)

Goosander (Mergus merganser)

A female swimming at Corsham Park, Wiltshire.

Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)

Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)

Frampton Marshes - October 2016

Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)

Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)

Taken at Farlington Marshes, Hampshire - March 2016.

Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)

Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)

Taken at Farlington Marshes, Hampshire.

Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)

Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)

Farlington Marshes - March 2016.

Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)

Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)

Frampton Marshes

Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)

Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)

Framptom Marshes

Canada Goose (Branta canadenis)

Canada Goose (Branta canadenis)

Flying over Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire.

Canada Goose (Branta canadenis)

Canada Goose (Branta canadenis)

Corsham Park - May 2016

Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus)

Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus)

Taken at Harbridge, Hampshire - February 2016.

Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus)

Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus)

Slimbridge WWT - September 2016

Greylag Goose (Anser anser)

Greylag Goose (Anser anser)

Flying over the Rushy Hide, Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire.

Greylag Goose (Anser anser)

Greylag Goose (Anser anser)

Chick at Slimbridge WWT - May 2016

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

Taken at Radipole Lake, Dorset.

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

This bird turned up at Corsham Lake in February 2016. It could be a wild bird, blown off course from North America or released from captivity. A striking bird nonetheless!

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Picture taken at Corsham Lake

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)

Shetland - May 2016

Pintail (Anas acuta)

Pintail (Anas acuta)

Taken at Slimbridge WWT, February 2016.

Pintail (Anas acuta)

Pintail (Anas acuta)

Pintails in flight at Slimbridge.

Pintail (Anas acuta)

Pintail (Anas acuta)

A beautiful duck!

Pintail (Anas acuta)

Pintail (Anas acuta)

Slimbridge WWT - December 2016

Pochard (Aythya ferina)

Pochard (Aythya ferina)

Coming into land...at Slimbridge WWT.

Pochard (Aythya ferina)

Pochard (Aythya ferina)

Pochard in flight, Slimbridge WWT.

Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)

Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)

Malaga - April 2016

Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)

Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)

Cotswold Water Park - May 2016

Scaup (Aythya marila)

Scaup (Aythya marila)

A scaup in the distance, Slimbridge WWT.

Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)

Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)

Shelduck in flight, Slimbridge WWT.

Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)

Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)

Gliding in!

Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)

Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)

The approach!

Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)

Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)

December 2016 - Slimbridge

Shoveler (Anas clypeata)

Shoveler (Anas clypeata)

Taken at Blashford Lakes - February 2016.

Smew (Mergellus albellus)

Smew (Mergellus albellus)

A female Smew, commonly known as a "redhead", taken at Corsham Lake, Wiltshire.

Berwick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus)

Berwick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus)

Practising flight formations before migration at Slimbridge WWT.

Berwick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus)

Berwick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus)

December 2016 - Slimbridge

Berwick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus)

Berwick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus)

December 2016 - Slimbridge

Mute Swan (Cynas olor)

Mute Swan (Cynas olor)

Taken at South Cerney.

Teal (Anas crecca)

Teal (Anas crecca)

Taken at Seaton Wetlands - February 2016

Wigeon (Anas penelope)

Wigeon (Anas penelope)

Taken at Seaton Marshes - February 2016