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Birds Swans

Large, elegant birds seen mainly on, or near, rivers and lakes.

Birds Geese

Large, bulky birds with long necks and big feet!

Birds Ducks

The familiar shape of the duck is quite distinctive, but there are lots of species!

Birds Grebes and divers

Grebes and divers can be seen at sea in the winter but in summer some nest near fresh water. They spend much time diving for food.

Birds Egrets Herons and Storks

Birds of reed beds, saltmarsh and mudflats. Long legs for wading and long beaks for fishing.

Birds Rails and cranes

Rails are fresh water birds and found mainly on lakes but also on rivers. Often associated with reed beds.