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Bird Identification: CLOSED: Two more ducks from Martin Mere

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kniphofia
Morpeth
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

July 4, 2012
9:00 AM

Post #9192677

Any suggestions most welcome please.

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DonnaB
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

July 4, 2012
10:20 AM

Post #9192767

Eurasian Wigeons I believe

Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

July 4, 2012
3:54 PM

Post #9193151

#1 is Eurasian Wigeon

Not sure on #2 offhand, I'll take another look tomorrow.

Resin

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maccionoadha
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

July 29, 2012
1:59 PM

Post #9222672

The second pic reminds me of a female or juvernile Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors). http://davesgarden.com/guides/birdfiles/go/18/



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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

July 30, 2012
9:20 AM

Post #9223577

Ooops! Forgot to take that second look ;-)

Yep, I'd agree with Blue-winged Teal, though more likely an eclipse-plumage male. Was the pic taken in a zoo?

Resin

Edit: forgot to notice the title ;-) . . . Martin Mere has a collection of captive ducks, so yes, a zoo pic

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