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Lily_love

Lily_love
Central, AL
(Zone 7b)

November 28, 2011
4:29 PM

Post #8909430

This appears to be a little smaller than a mallard, roughly a pie-billed grebe. Is it one? Please help. Sorry the quality isn't the best. I'll have several pics. to compare.

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Lily_love

Lily_love
Central, AL
(Zone 7b)

November 28, 2011
5:09 PM

Post #8909473

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Lily_love

Lily_love
Central, AL
(Zone 7b)

November 28, 2011
5:21 PM

Post #8909481

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OldNed

OldNed
Merritt Island, FL
(Zone 10a)

November 28, 2011
5:42 PM

Post #8909497

That's a Ruddy Duck. They are pretty small.

Lily_love

Lily_love
Central, AL
(Zone 7b)

November 28, 2011
5:47 PM

Post #8909506

Many thanks OldNed. I've a 'lifer'.!!!
DonnaB
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

November 29, 2011
5:38 AM

Post #8910046

very nice find Kim. They stay mostly in the water as they are ackward on land

Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

November 29, 2011
9:51 AM

Post #8910299

Ditto to Ruddy Duck, female.

Resin

Lily_love

Lily_love
Central, AL
(Zone 7b)

November 29, 2011
2:15 PM

Post #8910525

Thanks all. Donna, the duck found me. It came to visit. ^_^ I just love it.
DonnaB
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

November 29, 2011
5:17 PM

Post #8910697

Kim here is a male in full colors I got at the zoo

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Lily_love

Lily_love
Central, AL
(Zone 7b)

November 30, 2011
7:07 AM

Post #8911234

He's handsome alright! Thanks Donna.

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