Swans, ducks and geese (Anatidae)
Where to see them
Mostly found in central and southern England. It favours shallow wetlands, with flooded meadows and ditches, and plenty of aquatic vegetation - this can make it difficult to see.
When to see them
Breeding birds arrive from March and return from July. Small numbers of non-breeding birds visit on passage migration in spring and autumn.
What they eat
Plant material and insects.
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