Gadwall

duck

Gadwall – male

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female

A dabbling duck, grey in colour sized a little smaller than the mallard, with an obvious black rear end. It shows a white wing patch. When seen close up the grey colour is made up of fine barring and speckling. It nests in low numbers around the UK. It is on the Amber List.duck1.jpg

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