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Species Index for UK bird pics: Swans to Ducks
(including Oxfordshire)


Swans
Whooper Swan * Welney WWT, Norfolk 15.10.16
Whooper Swan ** Welney WWT, Norfolk 27.2.16
Whooper Swan ** Welney WWT, Norfolk 22.10.08
Whooper Swan Kelmscott, Oxon 24.1.04

Bewick's Swan **

Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire 13.02.10
Bewick's Swan Kelmscott, Oxon 20.2.05

Mute Swan *

Buscot, Oxon 15.3.08
Mute Swan * Farmoor, Oxon 21.4.07

Geese
Bean Geese Standlake 7.1.17

Tunrdra Bean Geese

Aston, Oxon 24.01.10

Pink footed Goose **

Loch of Strathbeg, Aberdeenshire 24.09.09

Brent Goose **

Farlington Marshes, Hamphsire 21.02.09

Brent Goose **

Farlington Marshes, Hamphsire 10.02.08
Barnacle Goose * Caerlaverock WWT, Dumfries & Galloway 2.1.14
White fronted Geese  * Welney WWT, Norfolk 15.10.16
White fronted Geese Day's Lock, Oxon 5.3.05
Canada Geese * Baulking, Oxon 31.3.07
Greylag Goose * Caerlaverock WWT, Dumfries & Galloway 2.1.14
Greylag Goose ** Cley, Norfolk 23.10.08

Ducks
Shelduck ** Cley Marshes NWT, Norfolk 26.3.12
Mandarin ** Cannop Ponds, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire 25.3.15
Pintail ** Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire 23.1.16
Pintail ** Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire 1.2.15

Pintail **

Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire 13.02.10
Pintail * Farmoor, Oxon 01.12.07
Mallard family * Home, Oxon 19.7.10
Mallard ** Farmoor, Oxon 16.12.06
Scaup * Farmoor, Oxon 10.11.12
Tufted Duck ** Otmoor, Oxon 18.6.16
Tufted Duck * Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire 23.1.16
Tufted Duck * Farmoor, Oxon 20.9.08
Gadwall ** Standlake Pit 60, Oxon 10.12.16
Gadwall ** Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk 27.3.12
Gadwall * Otmoor, Oxon 02.01.09
Falcated Duck Dix Pit, Stanton Harcourt, Oxon 21.12.13
Gargeney * Stratfield Brake, Oxon 4.4.15
Gargeney ** Farmoor, Oxon 26.3.11
Garganey Farmoor, Oxon 2.4.05
Green-winged Teal Caerlaverock WWT, Dumfries & Galloway 2.1.14
Teal ** Standlake Pit 60, Oxon 7.1.17
Teal * Standlake Pit 60, Oxon 1.10.16
Teal * Lodmoor RSPB, Weymouth, Dorset 21.10.15
Teal * Shellingford Pit, Oxon 17.1.15
Teal ** Cley Marshes NWT, Norfolk 26.3.12

Teal **

Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire 13.02.10
Teal * Shellingford Pit, Oxon 12.12.09

Teal *

Slimbridge, Gloucestershire 21.1.07
Teal Pinkhill, Oxon 13.11.04

Wigeon **

Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire 13.02.10
Wigeon * Shellingford Pit, Oxon 06.12.09
Wigeon * Port Meadow, Oxon 11.10.08
Shoveler ** Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk 27.3.12
Shoveler * Titchwell, Norfolk 26.11.11
Ring-necked Duck * Standlake Pit 60 4.4.15
Ring necked Duck * Oxlease Lake 18.12.04

Lesser Scaup (male)

Cotswold Water Park, Wilts 17.2.07

Lesser Scaup (female)*

Farnborough, Warks 6.3.05
Ruddy Duck* Radipole Lake, Dorset 20.4.08

King Eider (!) **

Ythan Estuary, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 6.6.10

King Eider (!)

Irvine, Scotland 25.4.06

Eider *

Ythan Estuary, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 6.6.10
Eider (in flight) * Collieston, Aberdeenshire 4.5.07

Eider

Peterhead, Aberdeenshire 15.2.05
Long-tailed Duck Pit 60 Standlake, Oxon 31.01.15
Long-tailed Duck Baulking, Oxon
15.12.12
Long-tailed Duck Dorchester Gravel Pits, Oxon 6.12.08
Goldeneye * Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 10.1.09
Hooded Merganser ** Radipole, Weymouth, Dorset 20.10.15
Red Breasted Merganser ** Lochindorb, Scotland 5.6.10

Red Breasted Merganser *

Hayling Island, Hants 3.1.05
Smew Dix Pit, Oxon
5.1.13
Smew Dorchester GP, Oxon 16.1.10
Smew Radley GP, Oxon 8.1.05
Smew Cotswold Water Park, Gloucs 4.3.06
Goosander ** University Parks, Oxford 11.3.17

Goosander *

River Thames, Farmoor, Oxon 11.2.12

Goosander *

River Cherwell, Oxford, Oxon 6.2.10

Goosander *

Tadpole Bride, Oxon 9.1.10

Key to numbers of stars:
The quality of the pics listed above clearly varies, and you will see that it has generally improved with time! As a rough guide, the starred pictures are better than average, as follows:
* - 'reasonable' pic - either some of my best digiscope, or a reasonably good DSLR
** - 'best' pics - two stars indicates what I think are my current best pictures (nearly all DSLR)

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