Can you help me ID these ducks?
I was at Kenfig Pool in South Wales and could see this pair from a distance. I’m quite new to the birding world but can’t seem to ID these? Phil Evans
QDucks can be tricky to identify for beginners, especially those that are less commonly seen. That grey, vermiculated plumage, along with the black ‘sterns’ of these birds, tells us that these are both Gadwalls. The seeming lack of the white ‘sugar lump’ speculum can be explained by the fold of the wing
Aand overlying feathers as the birds swim. The grey-black bills indicate that these are both male