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United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

July 2, 2012
12:54 AM

Post #9189456

At Martin Mere Wildfowl & Wetland Trust in Lancashire which has birds from all over the world. Quite a few that they don't have at the Washington centre so stuck for some ids.

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Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

July 2, 2012
9:55 AM

Post #9189942

1 looks like Silver or Puna Teal leaning more toward Puna
3 is a Falcated Teal drake just starting to molt or just getting its feathers back from molting
2 & 4 are the same look to be the same species. I think Marbled Teal
5 my best guess would be Red-billed Teal
wait for conformation from Resin before closing

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United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

July 2, 2012
3:24 PM

Post #9190364

#1 is Puna Teal (all-blue bill; Silver has a yellowish bill base)
## 2 & 4 are Crested Duck Lophonetta specularioides (from the Andes in S America; note red eye [dark in Marbled Duck])
#3 agree with Falcated Duck
#5 is an eclipse drake Red-crested Pochard.

United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

July 2, 2012
8:23 PM

Post #9190723

Great, many thanks.

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