Welcome To Stockport's Duck Collection
Mandarin Duck Male
The mandarin duck is a perching duck species found in East Asia. However this male was captured by me at Etherow Country Park and can now be seen in quite a few green spaces in Stockport.
Manderin Duck Female
As above but the female, captured also at Etherow Country Park.
Great capture by Ken Grainger at Etherow Country Park
The common pochard is a medium-sized diving duck. Thanks to Steven Kelly for this photo taken at Reddish Vale
Very common in Stockport and always a joy to watch and photograph. This was captured by me at Marple Canal.
As above but female captured at Etherow Country Park.
Tufted duck Male
A visit to Etherow Country Park got Jason Skeen this shot of a male Tufted Duck.
Common Merganser (male)
The common merganser (North American) or goosander (Eurasian) is a large duck of rivers and lakes. This fine specimen was captured by Ant Marriott at Etherow Country Park.
Thanks again to Ant Marriott for this fine capture of the female Merganser taken at Etherow Country Park.
Many crossbreeds are seen now on our lakes and ponds like this delightful looking specimen captured by me at Etherow Country Park.
Ringed Teal Male
The ringed teal (Callonetta leucophrys) is a small duck of South American forests. Thanks to Josie Harrop for this photo taken at Alexandra Park.
Wood Duck Male
The wood duck or Carolina duck is a species of perching duck found in North America. This visitor to Reddish Vale was captured by Philip Kinsey.
Another rare duck in Stockport captured by James Dempsey Riley at Roman Lakes.
Another rare visitor to Stockport was this Northern Shoveler captured at Reddish Vale by James Walsh.
A Cayuga Duck is a medium-class domesticated duck breed that has been a popular variety in the USA since the mid-19th century. Thanks goes to Jennifer Dowson for this resident of Abney Hall.
Another fine example of a Muscovy duck (piebald) captured at Abney Hall by Michael Anthony Brathwaite.