Avon Dam at dawn

Only 10 roosting Goosanders this morning, but five were ad males and one a presumed imm male moulting into adult plumage (3rd bird from left in photo). All flew out between 0652 and 0701, while the other water birds,18 Teal and six Mallard, stayed put.

Goosanders in departure lounge
Goosanders in departure lounge

Posted February 23rd at 2:53 pm by Peter Reay in Bird News