Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Latest sighting of drake Lesser Scaup with red nasal saddle

The drake Lesser Scaup with red nasal saddle
that was in the Wintersett area  from 4th - 17th May 2015

has been seen seen at Vane Farm,  Perth/Kinross
on July 30th and 31st July 2016.

It was first trapped on 20th December 2013 as a juvenile drake at Sao Jacinto Dunes NR in Portugal and it remained here for the winter through to 3rd February 2014. It was next noted in southern Wales at Llangorse Lake in the Brecon Beacons National Park from 17th October 2014 to February 2015. And then it went 'missing' again until turning up on the Wintersett Res 04.05.15

Photos per Andy Deighton 09.05.15 Anglers CP

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