1 Apr 2015

Healthy Duck Food

From Nights, 7:12 pm on 1 April 2015


There is a long tradition of feeding the ducks in New Zealand, but a UK survey has declared that the innocent habit is detrimental to both the birds' health as well as the waterways they inhabit. 

Bryan Crump talks about the study with UK Canal & River Trust environment manager Richard Bennett.

Tips for healthy alternatives to feed to ducks


Feeding the ducks in Queenstown Park
Feeding the ducks in Queenstown Park 1937. 'Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19370519-49-2'