NU2505 : Male Eider Duck paddling hard above the River Coquet weir

near to Warkworth, Northumberland, Great Britain

Male Eider Duck paddling hard above the River Coquet weir
Male Eider Duck paddling hard above the River Coquet weir
I thought he might be looking for the ducklings NU2505 : Ducklings below the weir on River Coquet as he approached too close to the weir and was washed over himself. Unlike the ducklings though, he was strong enough to evade predators and could fly back up.
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2012
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 2545 0542 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:20.5298N 1:36.0171W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 2546 0538
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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