Swans, ducks and geese (Anatidae)
Where to see them
The UK's ruddy ducks are concentrated in the West Midlands, northern England, Anglesey and southern Scotland, where they can be seen on large lakes and reservoirs.
When to see them
At any time of year, though they are very secretive during the breeding season. They can gather in flocks on reservoirs in winter.
What they eat
Aquatic insect larvae and plant seeds.
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