Duck ID please...

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Leigh, Sep 12, 2005.

  1. Leigh

    Leigh

    Feb 19, 2005
    Alabama
    This was taken at the Tennessee Aquarium. I know it's not that great a shot (and it's not a flight shot at that :tongue: )....but I just wondered if anyone can tell me what type of duck it is...

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  2. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Leigh,

    I'm pretty sure that it is a Wood Duck. A very nice one I might add. :wink:
     
  3. Yup that's a wood duck. Very cool bird.
     
  4. I dunno, looks real to me... :wink:
     
  5. Gordon Large

    Gordon Large Guest

    Hi Leigh -

    I'm sure Frank nailed the ID, but I just wanted you to know that I'll be LOL all night about your flight shot comment.

    Gordon
     
  6. NeilCam

    NeilCam

    609
    Feb 21, 2005
    Ottawa, Ontario
    You wood say that.

    /me waits for collective groan.

    Neil
     
  7. It's a decoy duck, some people call them woodies. :rolleyes: Wood ducks are sooo colorful aren't they?
     
  8. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Wood that be hard or soft Wood :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

    good shot well done :wink:
     
  9. Leigh

    Leigh

    Feb 19, 2005
    Alabama
    Thanks for your replies everyone. This was the best shot I could get of this duck as there was this man who decided he wanted to occupy the same spot I was...at the same time I was trying to shoot a few pictures. And since he was about 4 times my size, he kept bumping me just as I was taking the picture they were mostly blurred. Then finally the duck jumped in the water and swam off.....some people!

    Thanks for the ID! (And smart comments :biggrin: )
     
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