Great Crested Grebe with Catch!

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Still find it amazing how such a relatively small grebe can manage to swallow such a large fish with ease. Not an expert on fish but think the unfortunate victim may be a Tench. Taken at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury. © … Continue reading

Running on Water

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Not only do Coots swim and dive, apparently they also have this clever trick where they run on water! Taken at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury.

Clever Coot!

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Here’s Looking at you Kid!

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A Coot and chick at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury.

Coot with Chick

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Little Egret

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A few shots of a Little Egret taken on the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2021]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or … Continue reading

Mandarin Duck Portrait

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A portrait of a male Mandarin duck taken on the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal.

Mandarin Duck

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Cormorant vs Tench

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Whilst out and about at Watermead Lake, Aylesbury I managed to catch this struggle between a cormorant and a rather large and unfortunate Tench. The struggle lasted nearly 6 minutes until the cormorant was in a position to dispatch the … Continue reading

Common Buzzard

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A few shots of a perched common buzzard, taken at Western Turville reservoir, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2021]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is … Continue reading

Mandarin Duck

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A portrait of a stunning male mandarin duck.

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