Shelducklings

Shelducklings

Observation - Shelducklings - UK and Ireland. Description: Had a fun trip around BBOWT's College Lake yesterday evening where a pair of Shelducks have successfully bred. I didn't realize that they nested in burrows. Odd, I thought. Anyway, here are the proud parents, mum in front and dad behind, with four of the

Had a fun trip around BBOWT's College Lake yesterday evening where a pair of Shelducks have successfully bred. I didn't realize that they nested in burrows. Odd, I thought. Anyway, here are the proud parents, mum in front and dad behind, with four of the kids (there are about five more out of shot diving/getting lost). :D