Fudge Duck on Holyfield Lake

Whilst in Lincs yesterday a couple of the local patch workers found a Fudge Duck on Holyfield Lake in Lea Valley country park but we couldn’t get back in time so had planned to look for it this morning. I set off on a solo run and despite thick fog managed to get on the […]

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Red-crested Pochard | Netta rufina

Although a fairly common bird in western Asia and Europe, the Red-crested Pochard is a very rare but annual visitor to Japan in winter. This female was discovered at a dam in Nagasaki, along with lots of Common Pochard, Tufted Duck, Mandarin Duck, Eurasian Teal and Common Coot. There is also a single Baer’s Pochard […]

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