American Black Duck

Anas rubripes – Hwyaden Ddu America – vagrant

American Black Duck – 2008

Anas rubripes – Hwyaden Ddu America – vagrant The afternoon of Sunday 16th March was one of those ‘toss a coin in your head’ afternoons.  I’d been out cycling for four hours in the morning (honestly, I had), and after cleaning the bike, taking a shower, and demolishing a sizeable lunch, I was pretty tired.  […]

American Black Duck – 2001 – first for Pembrokeshire

Anas rubripes – Hwyaden Ddu America – vagrant January 2001 was an interesting time at Heathfield Gravel Pit.  A pair of scaup had been joined by a remarkable four ring-necked ducks and I was looking for these on the 28th when four ducks flew from the water.  Three, together, were clearly mallard but the fourth […]