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Female Duck

Observed: 9th June 2013 By: Dogger17Dogger17’s reputation in Birds
Female Duck
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I'd love to know the type of duck this is, I was thinking a little teal or pintail like but unusual eye markings

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the naturalist man's picture

Female mandarin

Note the white ring around the eye with a swish of white going back from the eye. We have more of these birds living wild in Britain than there are in their native range.

Great sighting.

Graham Banwell

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Dogger17's picture

Thanks, I've checked that and

Thanks, I've checked that and looks right

Simon D