Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)

Devlishly scarce with skulking habit but the Drake is an almost unmistakable sight with deep chestnut flanks, a darker back and rusty reddish head. Just one encounter, at Cosmeston lakes in South Wales.

Ferruginous Duck male Comeston Lakes 12 12 08 MG_7696

Ferruginous Duck male Comeston Lakes 12 12 08 MG_7696_filtered



Ferruginous Duck male Comeston Lakes 12 12 08 MG_7715

Ferruginous Duck male Comeston Lakes 12 12 08 MG_7715



Ferruginous Duck male Comeston Lakes 12 12 08 MG_7716

Ferruginous Duck male Comeston Lakes 12 12 08 MG_7716



Ferruginous Duck male Comeston Lakes 12 12 08 MG_7729

Ferruginous Duck male Comeston Lakes 12 12 08 MG_7729



Ferruginous Duck male Comeston Lakes 12 12 08 MG_7749

Ferruginous Duck male Comeston Lakes 12 12 08 MG_7749



Ferruginous Duck male Comeston Lakes 12 12 08 MG_7793

Ferruginous Duck male Comeston Lakes 12 12 08 MG_7793



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