Tag: duck

  • Mallard duck

    Mallard duck

    Mallard, Canard colvert (Anas platyrhynchos)Hokkaido, Japan North island, January/February 2019.

  • Common Eider

    Common Eider

    The “duck” that is still brought up to collect its exceptionnally soft down, still used today for garments and beddings for the coldest nights. Common Eider, Eider à duvet (Somateria mollissima)Scotland, May 2018.

  • Tufted Duck

    Tufted Duck

    Tufted Duck, Fuligule morillon (Aythya fuligula)Scotland, May 2018.

  • Mallard


    One of the nicest (and most common) ducks of Western Europe, the mallard is also an easy little pleasure for the eyes in Scotland. Mallard, Canard colvert (Anas platyrhynchos)Scotland, May 2018.

  • Flightless steamer duck

    Flightless steamer duck

    Flightless steamer duck, Brassemer cendré (Tachyeres pteneres)Falkland Islands, November 2019.

  • Patagonian crested duck

    Patagonian crested duck

    Patagonian crested duck, Canard huppé (Lophonetta specularioides specularioides)Falkland Islands, November 2019.