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The top two look like females and the other, the one with more white is a male.
Thanks. I thought the female was a Shoveler at first with that impressive beak!
The beak is imposing in that view but I had suspicions when you thought it was a Shoveler. I didn't have the confidence to point it out, typical, wise after the event! Lovely wintery feel.
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A good way of discounting Shoveler would be to watch the way it feeds - tufted ducks dive and feed under-water; shovelers are surface feeders, filtering the water in their large beaks - they will up-end but do not normally dive completely under-water. Tufted ducks are much smaller and female shovelers are much paler brown similar to female mallards
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