HC Deb 22 February 1932 vol 262 c41W

asked the First Commissioner of Works details of the gift which he has recently received of a number of ornamental water-fowl for the Royal Parks?


I am glad to say that through the generosity of Mr. W. H. St. Quintin a valuable gift of 21 birds has just been added to the collection in St. James's Park, and I welcome this opportunity of expressing my grateful thanks to the donor. A list of the birds is appended. From this it will be seen that the gift will undoubtedly add greatly to the attraction of the park.

  • Four falcated teal.
  • Four Bahama pintail ducks.
  • Two cinnamon teal.
  • Two Brazilian teal.
  • Two blue-winged teal.
  • Three white-eyed pochard.
  • One American red-beaded pochard.
  • One golden-eyed duck.
  • One American wigeon.
  • One hybrid American wigeon by falcated teal.