Garganey (Anas querquedula)

A Summer visitor, the Drake being instantly recognised with its smart plumage and prominent white crescent over the eye. No stranger to inland waters and annual birds are recorded in Shropshire.

Garganey male VP 5 5 07 web IMG_4973

Garganey male VP 5 5 07 web IMG_4973



Garganey male VP 5 5 07 web IMG_4996

Garganey male VP 5 5 07 web IMG_4996



Garganey male VP 5 5 07 web IMG_4979

Garganey male VP 5 5 07 web IMG_4979



Garganey male VP 5 5 07 web IMG_4946

Garganey male VP 5 5 07 web IMG_4946



Garganey male VP 1 6 08 IMG_8060

Garganey male VP 1 6 08  IMG_8060



Garganey male VP 1 6 08 IMG_8046

Garganey male VP 1 6 08  IMG_8046



Garganey chased by swan Radipole 7 5 10 IMG_6413

Garganey chased by swan Radipole 7 5 10  IMG_6413



Garganey flight Radipole 7 5 10 IMG_6435

Garganey flight Radipole 7 5 10  IMG_6435



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