Species Identification

Our Ducks & Geese

Please note the list below is not complete. Please Click here to view and download our latest species identification information. Images, where appropriate, with the kind permission of the RSPB.

African Comb or Knob-Billed Duck

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These ducks are not found in the UK.

Australian Tree Duck or Maned Goose

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These geese are not found in the UK.

Bahama or White-Cheeked Pintail

The male and female are almost identical. Click Here to see Wikipedia information about this species.

These ducks are not found in the UK.

Barnacle Goose

To be added.

Blue Winged Teal

To be added.

Carolina or Wood Duck

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These ducks are not found in the UK.

Chestnut Teal

To be added.

Chilean or Brown Pintail

The male and female are almost identical. Click Here to see Wikipedia information about this species.

These ducks are not found in the UK.

Chiloe Wigeon

To be added.

Cinnamon Teal

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These ducks are not found in the UK.

Common Golden Eye

To be added.

Common Pochard

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These ducks are permanent residents in the UK or winter migrants found in the UK.

Common Shelduck

(One pair, very similar – male has bulbous top to upper beak). Click Here to see RSPB information about this species.

These ducks are permanent residents in the UK or winter migrants found in the UK.

Emperor Goose

To be added.

European Eider

To be added.

Eurasian Teal

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These ducks are permanent residents in the UK or winter migrants found in the UK.

European Wigeon

To be added.

Ferruginous White Eye

To be added.

Fulvous Tree or Fulvous Whistling Duck

The male and female are almost identical. Click Here to see Wikipedia information about this species.

These ducks are not found in the UK.

Hawaiian Goose

To be added.

Hooded Merganser

To be added.

Indian Spot-Billed Duck

The male and female are almost identical. Click Here to see Wikipedia information about this species.

These ducks are not found in the UK.

Lesser White-Fronted Goose

To be added.

Laysan Teal

The male and female are almost identical. Click Here to see Wikipedia information about this species.

These ducks are not found in the UK.

Mallard

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These ducks will be seen in or around the pond from time to time but are not part of the ‘collection’. These are wild birds and fly in and out, at will.

Mandarin Duck

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Although not strictly a British species, the Mandarin was introduced to the UK from China and has become established following escapes from captivity.

Marbled Teal

To be added.

Moorhen or Waterhen

Male & Female are identical. Click Here to see RSPB information about this species.

These ducks will be seen in or around the pond from time to time but are not part of the ‘collection’. These are wild birds and fly in and out, at will.

Northern Pintail

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These ducks are permanent residents in the UK or winter migrants found in the UK.

Northern Shoveller

To be added.

Puna (Silver) Teal

To be added.

Red Breasted Goose

To be added.

Red Crested Pochard

Yo be added.

Ring Teal

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These ducks are not found in the UK.

Ross’s Snow Goose

To be added.

Rosy Billed Pochard

To be added.

Tufted Duck

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These ducks are permanent residents in the UK or winter migrants found in the UK.

White Faced Whistling Duck

To be added.