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Thursday, 14 January 2016

Smew at Kenfig

Great to catch up with Paul Parson's Smew at Kenfig this afternoon. Showing in good light with Tufted Ducks (112) and the long-staying 1st W male Scaup. Good numbers of duck on the pool generally with the long-staying female Pintail*, a female Goldeneye, 10 Teals and 22 Gadwalls also present.

(*) late addition to summary - see comments

1 comment:

Paul Parsons said...

The long staying fem Pintail was there as well.