Gadwall Male
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Taken at Leighton Moss on 22nd April 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 1st June 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Female
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 15th September 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Female
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 4th October 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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In Flight
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 9th June 2018
using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.

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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 22nd February 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Female In Eclipse Plumage
Taken at Musselburgh on 31st May 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Gadwall
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Anas strepera.
Anseriformes.
Anatidae
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Materials Used:
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Length:
Nesting Period:
Eggs:
On the ground, often a fair distance from the water.
Hollow, lined with down.
Stems, leaves and seeds.
The breeding male is a patterned grey, with a black rear end and a brilliant white speculum. Non-breeding males look more like the female. The females are light brown, with a dark orange-edged bill.
46-56 cm long.
April-June. 1 Brood.
8-12 Eggs.


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