Monday, 21 November 2016

Sad News - Lesser Scaup Shot 10.09.16 (Posted 21.11.16)

The  red nasal tagged ,  drake Lesser Scaup,  which has toured UK in recent years was shot at Lough Neagh,  N Ireland 10/09/16.

Photos per Andy Deighton 09.05.15 Anglers CP

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 in the Wintersett area  04.05.15 - 17.05.15.    It was at Vane Farm,  Perth/Kinross on July 30th and 31st July 2016.

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