Many summer records in Scotland (and England) are of 'pricked' birds injured by wildfowlers and 69 adults and 7 juveniles counted in summer 1991. The only breeding pair found was in Lancashire. Mixed pairs, often with Greylags, are sometimes reported.
Delany, S. 1993 British Birds: 86, 591-599.
Ogilvie, M.A. & RBBP 1999 British Birds: 92, 176-182 & 472-476.
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