23 Mar 2009

An Avosheld

This is a shot of an Avocet seeing off a Shelduck, the two birds in the shot appear to be one.
I have a birding book dated 1907 and refer's to a Shelduck as a SHELD-DUCK, sheld being a name I associate with Holland!!...


  1. Hi Fishingman
    Nice to hear from you and thanks for the nice comments.
    We in the UK are into spring althogh you would not think so very cold and bleak day today, am off on the weekly shopping trip soon, highlight of the day, NOT!!!
    All the best