Re: Re: VIC_WTP Werribee, Strange Shelduck

Subject: Re: Re: VIC_WTP Werribee, Strange Shelduck
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Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 00:00:32 +1100
Good point David, well spotted.

The similarities between an albino Shelduck and a Pekin are (as far as 
I can make out): they're both white, they both have feathers and a bill 
(a ducks bill), they both have webbed feet, and they're both ducks.  



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 


David Geering

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