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I went out with Scarlett to the lakes at Woburn Deer Park on Sunday to look for ducks.  She insisted that we bring bread to feed them.

There weren’t many birds – a couple of pairs of Tufted Ducks and Coots.

Tufted Duck

Tufties used to be a real scourge when I was fishing a lake in Kent, years ago, but they’re a new tick for me here in Bedfordshire.

Oh yes, and there were a few pairs of Mallards, who were very grateful for some old crumpets.

Feeding the ducks at Woburn

Throwing bread to ducks isn’t quite hardcore birdwatching, but do I have to admit that it was fun.

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