Birds of St James Park

A Saturday morning and Keith and I are on the way to a Rugby match at Wembley, but time first for a walk through St James’ Park first. St James Park was once part of the Whitehall Palace and the home to the royal waterfowl collection.

Greylag Geese
Greylag Geese
Egyptian Geese
Egyptian Geese
Ruddy Shellduck (part of Bird Collection)
Ruddy Shellduck (part of Bird Collection)

 

Common Pochard
Common Pochard

 

Eurasian Wigeon
Eurasian Wigeon

 

Mute Swan
Mute Swan

 

Pelicans (part of bird collection)
Pelicans (part of bird collection)

More details about the story of the Pelicans and the Royal Waterfowl collection can be found at https://petesfavouritethings.wordpress.com/2013/07/03/the-royal-pelicans/

Buckingham Palace (from St James Park)
Buckingham Palace (from St James Park)

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