Thursday, 11 August 2011

New Ducks Arrive!

Friday 5th August one of South Lakes Wild Animal Park's Keepers Fiona Douglas set off to collect Shelduck, Sharp Winged Teals & Mandarin.

These ducks came from Martin Mere WWT (Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust) Burscough, Ormskirk.

While at Martin Mere the Ducks were wormed and the sexes were checked by Steve and Julia before they were brought back to South Lakes Wild Animal Park.  

Sharp Winged Teal

On Arrival back to the Park Fiona introduced the Ducks to their new home, the lake, where they joined other Shelducks, Mandarins and Sharp Winged Teal as well as...
    • Hawaiian Geese
    • Magellan Geese
    • Black Swan
    • Marbled Teal
  • Ringed Twal
  • Widgeon
  • Red Breasted Goose
  • Mallard Duck
  • Hawaiian Goose
  • Cape Barren Goose
  • Northern Chestnut Teal
  • Northern Shovelor
  • Barnacle Goose
  • Common White Eye
  • Rosy-Bill Pochard
  • Tuffed Duck
  • Red Crested Pochard
  • Common Pochard

For all the information on all these different Ducks, Geese and Swans please click here.

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