Not Sure what these little fellahs are ?

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  1. teddybard

    teddybard Read Only Funster

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    Got as far as Ducks

    Now Bldy pic wont upload more later:Wink:
     
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    I think you need a new Camera... :Wink::BigGrin:

    Anyway,,,, they are Moorhens....
     
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    What these ??

    Ducks I'm sure
     

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    Tufted ducks?
     
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    Bufflehead....
     
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    4 Good meals for 2 by the looks of them, lovely with an orange sauce and a couple of glasses of Merlot :BigGrin:
     
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    I`m pretty sure that they are Tufted ducks.
    Aythya fuligula
    As with most diving ducks the tufted duck has rapid flight, and almost runs on the water surface when taking off. Breeds in Eastern Britain on secluded lakes, and overwinters on open fresh waters in all areas of Britain.

    Nice pictures:thumb::thumb:
     
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    What ever they are they support Newcastle :BigGrin:
     
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    Tufted Ducks - female on the left, male on the right.
     
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    Would shoot them then but they already proved they have poor Taste:Rofl1:
     
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    Eider Ducks... :thumb:






























































































    Or Moorhens...:Blush:
     
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    Fuzzy Duck.


    Or should that be the other way around?
     
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    little grebe
     
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    Thanks to all who replied

    even Old Mo & Howie:Wink:
     
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    "Sorry"....... But I will have to disagree....

    Even young Tufted ducks at an early`ish age have the makings of their trade mark "Tuft"...

    Your birds are well into being senior... and no sign of a tuft..

    I`ll stand my ground and say they are Bufflehead`s.. :BigGrin:

    Picture on the left is a young Tufted.... Picture on the right similar age Bufflehead... :thumb:
     

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    All of which proves the old saying :Eeek:

    If it looks like a duck - walks like a duck and quacks like a duck then it most probably is a DUCK :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    According to the web,,, the picture on the right was a bufflehead... :RollEyes::Sad:
     
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    They all look the same when you level that little brass stud on the front of a shotgun on them.............:Eek!::Eek!:
     
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