Pal-Mates — weekend web tip

King Eider drake

It’s easy to be impressed by the King Eider, Somateria spectabilis. These are tough birds which breed on the tundra. Although they have been bred in captivity for many decades, they are definitely not easy. In general, the price of birds relates to the difficulty of breeding them. This species is definitely something to aspire […]

Pal-Mates weekend web tip

Planning a new pond? When it comes to water, quantity is important but quality is vital. Dabbling ducks spend most of their time on the surface, but many others naturally wish to dive. They will appreciate deeper water to express their natural behaviour. Don’t forget to plan in a method of emptying the pond. At some […]