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Wigeon Duck Bird

Wigeon Duck Bird

The male is strikingly coloured, with a yellow blaze on the crown, rich rufous head, salmon-coloured breast and pearl-grey back and flanks, and with a bold pattern around the stern of a black vent and tail with white side panels on the rear flank...

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Teal Duck Bird

Teal Duck Bird

The smallest of the dabbling ducks. The main feature of the male in breeding plumage is a chestnut head with side panels of glossy green around the eye and extending to the rear, rimmed with pale yellow which also extends forwards to the bill...

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Mallard Duck Bird

Mallard Duck Bird

The most familiar duck in our region, with very differently plumaged sexes. The male is distinctive, a fairly robust long-necked bird with a dirty yellow bill, a glossy bottle-green head, white neck ring, purple-brown breast and ash-grey belly sides and upperparts...

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Eider Duck Bird

Eider Duck Bird

A rather bulky sea duck, weighing up to 2.5kg. The head has a distinctive profile at all ages, with a large triangular bill that runs straight into the top of the head, giving a 'Roman nose' profile...

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