Monday, 23 August 2010

Kittiwake Still at PBP

Report. J.Rance. 23rd August 2010

"Just a quick note to report that the Kittiwake was still present on the Pool this afternoon, along with 2 Teal, and 1 Shoveler that I suspect to be a male in eclipse plumage. Is this the 'female' reported recently or have two been seen?"

Thanks for the report John.

The one we saw yesterday was male in eclipse (see Angie's photograph).
Roger did report on the 19th August a fem/imm Shoveler but whether this was a different one I cannot say. Maybe Roger can throw some light on it as he was with us yesterday.

1 comment:

  1. Hi,
    No there has only been one Shoveler (feeding in same style and places). I agree now that it is indeed a male in eclipse, not a fem/imm as I first stated.


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