Facts & stats

Test your wildlife knowledge with our fascinating facts and stats. If you learn something new, be sure to share it with your friends or family members!

Ducks have an oil gland near their tail which, whilst preening, allows them to cover their feathers in oil so that they do not get miserably wet.

Ducklings learn and grow up fast. They are able to fly when they are just two months old!

Ducks have excellent vision – With three eyelids and eyes which are located on either side of its head, a ducks vision is absolutely quacking! Ducks can see in colour and have a field of vision of nearly 340 degrees!

Swans tend to mate with the same partner for life.

Swans can fly as fast as 60MPH.

A male swan is called a cob and a female swan is called a pen.