Swans, ducks and geese (Anatidae)
Where to see them
Mainly in coastal areas, though they can also be found around inland waters such as reservoirs and gravel workings.
When to see them
Any time of year, but the population swells to more than 81,000 birds during winter.
What they eat
Invertebrates, small shellfish and aquatic snails.
|Europe||UK breeding*||UK wintering*||UK passage*|
|-||15,000 pairs||61,000 birds||-|