Re: VIC_WTP Werribee, Strange Shelduck

Subject: Re: VIC_WTP Werribee, Strange Shelduck
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2005 09:03:02 +1100

Tim wrote "It is surprising, when you remove the colour, how much a Shelduck looks
like a white domestic duck, such as a female Muscovy or Pekin.

Hmmm ... The above stastement was fair enough until you get to the bit about Muscovy and Pekin.  These two ducks look nothing alike.  Pekins have a rather upright carriage while Muscovies are very low slung.  Check out if you are interested.


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