Swans, ducks and geese (Anatidae)
Where to see them
It is the commonest duck and most widespread so you have a chance of seeing it just about anywhere where there is suitable wetland habitat, even in urban areas.
When to see them
All year round.
What they eat
Seeds, acorns and berries, plants, insects and shellfish.
|Europe||UK breeding*||UK wintering*||UK passage*|
|-||50,400-127,100 pairs||680,000 birds||-|