Behind the Camera 19

A rare sight.

When admiring the Mandarin ducks this week, pictures of an unknown fowl were also taken, when investigated it was identified as a Blue Winged Goose. A bird that is incorrectly named as it belongs to the Shellduck family. It apparently comes from Ethiopia and is recognised as a vulnerable species due to diminishing habitat availability. It needs water so we know why this one is here .

The link used to identify those unusual birds and animals is –

Back to my pictures now.




Yeovil is proving to be a bit of a cosmopolitan place for the world’s wildlife.