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Red-crested Pochard
Netta rufina

Wild Red-crested Pochards do visit Britain in small numbers each year, but are shy birds and tend to stay out of the way. This adult female, however was very tame and partial to bread, so safe to say it's an escapee from a collection somewhere.
 

Red-crested Pochard  Red-crested Pochard

1-2: Frogmore, Hampshire, 08/10/2006.