"Often overlooked - the male mallard duck has such beautiful colours after his moult," said Derek A Briggs, who snapped this handsome chap in Hampden Park with a Nikon Z6 mirrorless camera. SUS-191017-101159001

Is this Eastbourne’s most handsome duck? Mallard’s resplendent plumage, pier against a stormy sky and more of Eastbourne Herald readers’ pictures

A sunbeam illuminating the pier in the midst of a stormy, rainy grey sky, a selection of autumnal scenes and a rather handsome mallard duck - here’s the latest round up of Eastbourne Herald readers’ pictures.

If you have a photograph you would like to share with us, please send it as a JPEG to eastbourne.herald@jpimedia.co.uk, telling us a little about the picture and the type of camera/phone it was taken on.

"Often overlooked - the male mallard duck has such beautiful colours after his moult," said Derek A Briggs, who snapped this handsome chap in Hampden Park with a Nikon Z6 mirrorless camera. SUS-191017-101159001
"Often overlooked - the male mallard duck has such beautiful colours after his moult," said Derek A Briggs, who snapped this handsome chap in Hampden Park with a Nikon Z6 mirrorless camera. SUS-191017-101159001
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Anne Norton captured this splash of autumn colour in Princes Park with an iPhone. SUS-191017-101209001
Anne Norton captured this splash of autumn colour in Princes Park with an iPhone. SUS-191017-101209001
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Spiny conkers by a red telephone box - this autumnal shot was taken by Karen Bailey. SUS-191017-101219001
Spiny conkers by a red telephone box - this autumnal shot was taken by Karen Bailey. SUS-191017-101219001
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A painted lady butterfly basks in the sun on a beautiful autumn day. Picture by Alison Cushing. SUS-191017-101251001
A painted lady butterfly basks in the sun on a beautiful autumn day. Picture by Alison Cushing. SUS-191017-101251001
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