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Shoveler (female?)



Had a lovely day at Pensthorpe while we were in Norfolk, so will be posing a few birds.


Some will need identifying Smile


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donna apsey
Lovely shot! Never seen one here although there are some in the area...so it's nice to see what one looks like! Smile
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#1 Sat August 7, 2010 4:23pm

BOBWED
Very interesting duck capture. Seems this variety has a fairly long bill. The mallard which is the predominant variety here seems to have a much shorter bill compared to the head than this variety. Is this the more predominant in your region?


My experience with ducks in my area is very limited as they only migrate through with few remaining for the season in the area. Probably ripper could best speak for ducks in our region.
#2 Sat August 7, 2010 4:55pm

headbangermaul
Hi Bob, not one i've seen before, they have a big bill, if you look closely you may see a line of very fine filters between its bill, this is how it feeds. The male is a totally different colour (as mallards)
John

Smoke me a kipper.........I'll be back for breakfast ~ Ace Rimmer
#3 Sat August 7, 2010 5:36pm

BOBWED
Thanks, John.
#4 Sat August 7, 2010 8:15pm




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