Sawbills Sawbills are diving ducks having slender toothed bills with a hook at the end that are specially designed for catching fish. They are expert divers and pursue fish underwater both in freshwater and at sea. There are 3 sawbill wood carvings – Red-breasted Merganser, Goosander & Smew.
Sea Ducks Sea Ducks are migratory Diving Ducks that are seen mainly at sea. There are 3 types of sea duck wood carvings in the collection – Eider, Long-tailed Duck and Scoter.
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Red-breasted Merganser - male or female
Mergansers are sawbills & dive for fish
Goosander - male or female
Large, long-bodied ducks & gregarious like mergansers
Common Scoter - male or female
Scoters are migratory marine ducks
Large marine ducks that dive for crustacea and mussels
Smew are small elegant white sawbills with black markings
Long-tailed drake is an elegant white duck with a long tail.