Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Scaup, Holme Fen

Been checking the meres here at Holme Fen NNR for the past few weeks as the wildfowl numbers build up. Rewarded today with a first-winter Scaup on Jackson's Mere; not an easy species to catch up with - only one or two a year get seen in the area. This takes my 2008 area year list to 188.

Scaup Aythya marila

Digiscoped with Canon Powershot A640 and Leica APO77 x32

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