December 28, 2014

Odd Duck in Bridgewater

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This bird has pretty feathers but his beak looks almost blistered. We believe he is a Muscovy duck, which is native to Central and South America. We don't see them often but they do live in the U.S., even in winter time. This one found a place to sit in the North River above the dam.

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18 comments:

  1. He's an interesting looking duck.

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  2. What a perfect mirror ! It is rare to have such a perfect reflection with that type of angle, well done !

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  3. This duck is a very interesting one.

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  4. The muscovy duck is weird looking, great shots.. Have a happy Monday!

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  5. Muscovy ducks sometimes join other ducks and fly north. I've even seen them here north of Toronto!

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  6. i like muscovies. we had some 'wild' ones for a while here.

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  7. Yep! That's a Muscovy duck. They live everywhere down here in South Florida. We think they look a little like a rooster with all their weird skin things...so we call them Chucks (chicken-ducks). They can be pretty mean so be careful...and don't go hunting them because we hear they taste terrible.
    Oz

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  8. It has left someones farm, they are a good meat duck. I found one when I was young just walking down our street.

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  9. reading "out on the prairie"s comment, phew, glad he escaped!

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  10. Nice reflections! That's one lost duck.

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  11. What an unusual duck. Well spotted!

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  12. Definitely a Muscovy. We see them here occasionally.

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  13. Sort of reminds me of a duck crossed with a turkey. Very different looking and what a cool duck to have around.

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  14. My first thought was a Muscovy but I'm no expert. It's a beautiful photo. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas.

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  15. Yep, that's a muscovy duck. Great photo. I'm late getting around this week because of the holidays, but wanted to stop by and thank you for sharing the link at I'd Rather B Birdin'

    I'm also in my personal blog {Hootin' Anni's Chronicles} So, don't be alarmed with my profile name/photo. This is Anni, the Hostess for the Bird D'Pot.

    I'd also like to extend my sincere wishes for a happy, HAPPY New Year!

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