Duck identification

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  1. Figaro

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    Does anyone know what this duck is please, it`s in the Netherlands
     
  2. SuperMike

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    A frivolous whistling duck ? But if it is, it’s way off course. o_O
     
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    One of duxdelux buddies?:)
     
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    Duck a l'orange?
     
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    My avatar moves just to dodge bad jokes like the above.....
     
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    I thought you were on an invisible spit!!!!
     
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    Shifty keeps threatening me with being crispy fried.......
     
  8. Bryden

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    We think it’s an Egyptian goose
     
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    Ok, own up.....who goosed the Egyptian?
     
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    Thats why they do the funny walk!!
     
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    It wasn’t me guv, honest. Well, the judge believed me anyway
     
  12. JeanLuc

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    It’s an Egyptian Goose, related to the Shelduck. There is a feral population breeding in England - mostly in East Anglia. Presumably the same thing has happened in the Netherlands.
     
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    I think your probably correct, thank you.
     
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    Theres plenty of feral breeding in East Anglia full stop.
     
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    Long way to fly for the day :D
     
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    Normally only seen in pairs, but in Holland last week by a lake behind Delft Hout campsite, there was a big flock of them, probably 200 in all, the most I have ever seen together.
     
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    Goose a L'orange?
     
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    It's a cross between a pheasant and a duck, normally referred to as a flying phuck. :D2
     
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    Quite agree with that. mostly Norfolk.......
     

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