Garganey Anas querquedula

Always a pleasure to see when they arrive in spring, this species is a scarce migrant and rare breeder in the UK.

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male Garganey, Granelli (Sicily, Italy), 30th April 2012

 

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male and female Garganeys, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 15th April 2005

 

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Garganey, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 17th August 2004

 

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Garganey, Granelli (Sicily, Italy), 3rd May 2012

 

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male Garganeys, Minsmere (Suffolk, UK), 12th May 2007

 

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first-winter male Garganey, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 14th February 2015

 

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male Garganeys, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 9th June 2004

 

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Garganey, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 26th July 2001

 

male Garganey, Minsmere (Suffolk, UK), 12th May 2007

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Garganey, Dungeness (Kent, UK), 17th July 2010

 

The following birds are captive individuals:

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captive male Garganey, Blakeney Collection (Norfolk, UK), 11th May 2006

 

captive female Garganey, Blakeney Collection (Norfolk, UK), 4th December 2010

 

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captive male and female Garganeys, Pensthorpe (Norfolk, UK), 9th March 2014

 

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captive first-winter male and female Garganeys, Blakeney Collection (Norfolk, UK), 23rd December 2015

 

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captive first-winter male Garganey, Blakeney Collection (Norfolk, UK), 7th February 2016 - the same bird as one of the two shown above

 

captive first-winter male Garganey, Blakeney Collection (Norfolk, UK), 13th February 2016

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captive male Garganey, Blakeney Collection (Norfolk, UK), 7th November 2003