Saw some different kind of duckies

Discussion in 'Birds' started by bfjr, Oct 14, 2005.

  1. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    For a change at Bolsa. Madagascar I think :confused:

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    But you know I wasn't the only one eyeballing them :eek:
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  2. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    WOW nice. Beautiful ducks.

    Hummmm Mr. Hawk go somewhere else and eat some fishes or mice :>)))

    Great images
     
  3. rbsmith

    rbsmith

    Apr 13, 2005
    Saltillo, Ms
    What is the first Duck. I know the others are Widgon also known as Baldpate. But I'm not familer with the first. It must not frequent the Mississippi Flyway.
     
  4. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Ben,

    Now those are some strange looking duckies. Very pretty though. I'm with Gale on the hawk. Hope he eats a fish. :rolleyes:

    Nice shots. :smile:
     
  5. rbsmith

    rbsmith

    Apr 13, 2005
    Saltillo, Ms
    They are beautiful shots. I didn't mean to leave that out.
     
  6. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Morning Gale hope you have a great weekend
    No worries Mr. Hawk moved on, no harm no fowl for him that day
    :wink:
     
  7. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Thanks for the comment and the proper name of the duckies.
    As far as the 1st one goes I was told by someone there that it is called a Madagasger, but that not firm yet.
     
  8. rbsmith

    rbsmith

    Apr 13, 2005
    Saltillo, Ms
    I looked through some duck id sites. The head and bill really look like a northern shoveler
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    but the chest looks differant. I ran it by some other duck hunters and they think that is what is. But its in its summer plumage. They really a pretty duck. They are also refered to as a Smiling Mallard.
     
  9. Gordon Large

    Gordon Large Guest

    Ben - All great shots, but the first one is a stunner. Beautiful duck, and the way the duck's colors match the water is beautiful. Nice work! :biggrin:

    Gordon
     
  10. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Morning Frank
    Yeah like I told Gale no worries about Mr. Hawk, he moved on
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  11. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hi Gordon
    Glad you like
    I call that "Corona" colored water :biggrin:
     
  12. Nice pics Ben! I wish we could get some unusual looking duckies around here...
     
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