Bath Wildlife Sightings

Mergus merganser (Goosander), River Avon, Limpley Stoke, ST7960

Confirmed

Date first seen

Date last seen

Frequency of Sighting

Mid-day

Species

Mergus merganser Linnaeus - 1758 (Goosander duck)

Evidence

Photograph

Quantity

8 (4 pairs)

Locality

Limpley Stoke

Habitat

River Avon

Environmental Conditions

Sunny

Grid Reference

ST790606

Other Information

Six seen swimming rapidly upstream. Poor photograph taken from a distance but the green head of the males and the rusty head of the females made identification easy. Another pair were seen a few minutes later flying up to join them.

Recorded by

Rob Randall

Identified by

Rob Randall
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