Drawings, sketches and paintings of wildlife encountered on travels locally and further afield.
Sunday, 15 December 2013
Velvet Scoter, adult drake. Eyebrook reservoir, Rutland. Kept close to a tower near the dam wall. It dived frequently and seemed to find plenty of food before swimming out to open water where it tucked bill into scapulars and slept.
Swimming out to open water
Wings held outside flank feathers directly before diving for food.