A pair present in Essex from 1994 bred successfully in 1997. Britain and Ireland's first record of breeding for this migrant North American duck but, undoubtedly, escapes.
Ogilvie, M.A. & RBBP 1999 British Birds: 92, 176-182 & 472-476.
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From The State of the Nations Birds
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