SU0425 : River Ebble, Broad Chalke - 22

taken 6 years ago, near to Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, Great Britain

River Ebble, Broad Chalke - 22
River Ebble, Broad Chalke - 22
Swimming upstream are a number of mallard.

The mallard is the most numerous and widespread of our ducks. It is the prime target of the wildfowler who has increased the population in some areas b releasing birds reared in captivity. Like other surface feeding ducks, the mallard dabbles for its food, which consists largely of water plants and their seeds. It is, therefore, restricted to shallow water to a maximum depth that it can reach by up-ending.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 11 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 11 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Village, Rural settlement  Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Broad Chalke 
Bird (from Tags)
Mallard 
River (from Tags)
Ebble 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 0466 2569 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:1.8334N 1:56.0954W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 0468 2568
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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