|To:||Lucy Randall <>|
|Subject:||On Dickson wetland Sunday|
|From:||Denis Wilson <>|
|Date:||Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:42:11 +1000|
Re Lucy's mystery ducks, I must beg to differ from John Layton's suggestion. Blue-billed Duck have a very different shape on the water. They sit low on the water, and have rounded backs, and do not have a white throat.
I cannot offer any suggestions for an ID, other than to agree with Lucy's suggestion that they are probably escapees.
A quick image search on "Domesticated Ducks" revealed many large ducks with white throats. One such variety is called "Swedish Blue Duck"
Hope this is helpful.
JP Morgan once said
"The Nature of Robertson"
On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 8:10 AM, Lucy Randall <> wrote:
|<Prev in Thread]||Current Thread||[Next in Thread>|
|Previous by Date:||On Dickson wetland Sunday, Lucy Randall|
|Next by Date:||On Dickson wetland Sunday, Philip Veerman|
|Previous by Thread:||On Dickson wetland Sunday, Lucy Randall|
|Next by Thread:||On Dickson wetland Sunday, Philip Veerman|
|Indexes:||[Date] [Thread] [Top] [All Lists]|
The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the Canberra Ornithologists Group mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the list contact David McDonald, list manager, phone (02) 6231 8904 or email . If you can not contact David McDonald e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: email@example.com.EDU.AU