Pintail

We took a walk around the lake at Chingford’s Connaught Water on Saturday. I was just remarking that we hadn’t seen as many species of duck as we had in the past when I noticed this chap.

Pintail

Pintail

 

He’s a pintail and I was dead chuffed to get a snap of him as I have not seen one in the wild before. Of course being so handsome takes a lot of work.

keeping up appearences

keeping up appearances

 

Other species spotted at Connaught Water that day included: loads of tufted ducks, mallards, mute swan, Canada geese, Greylag Geese

Greylag goose

Greylag goose

moorhen, coot, black headed gull, magpie, carrion crow, wood pigeon.

 

 

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