Tufted Duck Male
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 1st January 2017using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Male
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 1st January 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Male
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 28th February 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Female
Taken at Linlithgow on 10th February 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.

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Female
Taken at James Hamilton Heritage Park on 13th January 2017 using Nikon D5200 with 600 mm zoom lens.
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Female
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 22nd January 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Ducklings
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 29th July 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 16th July 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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In Flight
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 28th January 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.

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Tufted Duck.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Aythya fuligula.
Anseriformes.
Anatidae.

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Food:


Voice:
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Length:
Breeding Period:
Eggs:
Close to marshes and lakes with plenty of vegetation to conceal
the nest.
These birds feed mainly by diving, but they will dabble.
They eat molluscs, aquatic insects and some plants and sometimes
feed at night
Male generally silent.
The adult male is all black except for white flanks and a
blue-grey bill.It has an obvious head tuft that gives the
species its name. The adult female is brown with paler flanks,
and is more easily confused with other diving ducks.
40-47 cms
Starts May.
8-11.
Female Voice: