Olwud the Green's picture

Jump!

Observed: 17th May 2010 By: Olwud the GreenOlwud the Green’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

Young Mallard hunting. But what kind of insects do they eat?

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) interacts

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the naturalist man's picture

Mayflies

In May there are lots of different flying insects over water, stoneflies, caddisflies and of course mayflies all emerge May/June time. I doubt it would bother jumping for midges or mosquitoes unless they were swarming and you would have noticed that!

Graham Banwell

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