River Dart at Dartington

Sitting hidden on the riverbank below the deer park we watched a pair of Dipper working hard catching  large quantities of Caddisfly larvae. 

A family group of five young Goosander appeared swimming upstream fishing as they went.  They all took off when a group of kayakers came downstream and were followed into the air by an adult female who had been hidden under the trees on the far bank.

Dipper feedingGossander five of six family groupGoosander, one of the family group
Dipper feeding      Gossander five of six family group      Goosander, one of the family group

Posted August 18th, 2018 at 7:27 pm by Bill Coulson in Bird News