... here the lack of any contrast between the tone on the upper wing and the wing-tip.
Just as it is about to take off we see the white ‘arm-pits’ as well as more of the white in the wing.
Then on to Whitemere where there were several drake Goldeneye. Here is a smart drake.
And a drake and duck.
Here is the adult drake on his own.
This is the first-winter drake showing some vermiculations on its back.