The Mallard Duck!

The Mallard Duck is one we all know! The male standing proud with a stunning deep green head and the female with beautiful dark and light brown rippling down the whole body.
It is very difficult to walk past any mass of freshwater in the UK without seeing at least one Mallard duck preening its feathers or following close behind you to see if you have any bread!… Learn more!

The Cormorant.

The Cormorant is a reasonably large aquatic bird found mostly in coastal areas and around lakes and reservoirs further inland.
Their long neck and thick beak make them look almost prehistoric.
The Cormorant is more well known for being very dark in colour although some can be seen with lighter brown heads or even white crests.… Learn more!