Female British ducks, which species?


This video from Britain says about itself:

14 July 2016

Ducks are usually easy to identify, but the females can be more challenging. Many of our familiar dabbling ducks have subtly-plumaged brown females which, on first glance, appear similar. This workshop will help you tell them apart with confidence.

Female smew cleans her feathers


This 20 June 2016 video shows a female smew cleaning her feathers.

Because of an injured wing, this duck was unable to fly with the others on spring migration to her northern or eastern European nesting ground. Now, she is staying this summer in Biesbosch national park in the Netherlands.

White-headed ducks in Spain


This 21 June 2016 video shows white-headed ducks in Spain.

Shelduck drives away brent geese, video


This 4 June 2016 video is from the Karrevelden nature reserve in Zeeland province in the Netherlands.

It features an avocet and a northern lapwing. And two brent geese. Until a shelduck arrives, driving the geese away.

Maybe the shelduck thought: ‘By now, you should have gone back to your Arctic brent geese nesting grounds!’

Shelducks with ducklings video


This 29 May 2016 video shows a shelduck couple with eight ducklings. This species has nested this spring for the first time in nature reserve De Mosbulten near Son en Breugel in North Brabant province in the Netherlands.

Henk Verbruggen made this video.

Wigeon in Cornwall, video


This video from Britain says about itself:

Usually found in large flocks, this solitary wigeon has been at Tehidy Woods for a couple of months now.

Filmed in May 2016

Video Produced by Paul Dinning – Wildlife in Cornwall

The male wigeon swims among mallards and a mute swan.