Little Grebe eating bread

On 7th October 1972, in Dunham Park, Cheshire, I was watching three Little Grebes Tachybaptus ruficollis, two adults and a juvenile, feeding on a pond at the side of a public footpath. There were also about 20 tame Mallards Anas platyrhynchos on the pond. A party of people arrived and started to throw scraps of bread to the ducks. I was surprised to see the juvenile gr


Stay at the forefront of British birding by taking out a subscription to British Birds.

Subscribe Now