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Monday, 29 December 2014

Long-tailed Ducks

Long-tailed ducks are a scarce winter visitor to a few select sites in Kerry each year. Most records are of ones and twos, but they occasionally reach double figures at a few sites, such as Rossbeigh and Ballinskelligs Bay.

Female Long-tailed Duck, Cromane, 27th December 2014 (Seamus Enright).

Female and first-winter Long-tailed Duck, Ballinskelligs Bay, 25th December 2014 (Michael O'Clery).