He is rather splendid.
And a duck Shelduck – no swelling at the base of the bill and often a small white mark there – as here.
A less-than-perfect drake Shoveler with some rather soggy-looking crown feathers.
And the pair.
The splendid male Pheasant has even more finery now. It has developed almost ‘Mickey Mouse’ ears.
See what I mean.
One having a preen.
There were plenty of Snipe present and a whole gallery follows.
Two enter the synchronised eating competition.
Another group of 6.
A double act.
And a singleton – just about got away with enlarging this.
Here looking around – to see where the other bird is? This way ...
... and that.