Edwards, H. H, Wood, J. D, Low, G. C, Portal, M, Edwards, H. H, Wood, J. D, Low, G. C, Portal, M, Low, G. C & Wood, J. D / January 1935 – vol. 29, issue 8–245 I N connexion with Mr. Bertram Lloyd's note on this subject (antea, pp. 206-7), the following m a y be of interest:-- On October 17th, 1930, while watching duck on the Gosforth Park Bird Sanctuary lake, Northumberland, I noticed a couple of female Shoveler (Spatula clypeata) engaged in diving. My note, set down at the time, states t h a t " they went under rather clumsily, partly opening their wing... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.