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Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Standlake Pit 60 August 20th

Greenshank 1
Common Sandpiper 1
Little grebe 1
Oyster catcher 1
Juvenile RC Pochard?? (see poor photo below)
Anyone recognise swan leg ring


  1. Young RC Pochard?

  2. I did consider that but it was surface feeding and I rather expected it to dive. No sign of any adults on the lake and it seemed a bit small for an RCP.

  3. Hi Antony, your initial consideration was right it's a young Red-crested Pochard :-)