Swans, ducks and geese (Anatidae)
Where to see them
Breeds across most of the UK, other than in northern Scotland, mid-Wales and the moors of south-west England. Possible to see anywhere there is a shallow lake, or a slow-flowing rivers, even in urban areas and parks.
When to see them
All year round
What they eat
Water plants, insects and snails.
|Europe||UK breeding*||UK wintering*||UK passage*|
|-||5,800-7,000 pairs||79,000 birds||-|