Duck!

Discussion in 'Nature & Wildlife' started by CWH, Oct 17, 2016.

  1. CWH

    CWH Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2014
    Messages:
    3,481
    Likes Received:
    15,308
    Location:
    under a wand'rin' star
    Any ideas anybody please?
    On Esthwaite Water in the Lake District, with mallard, shoveller and coot.
    duck.JPG
     
    • Like it Like it x 2
    • Funny Funny x 1
  2. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2007
    Messages:
    30,392
    Likes Received:
    18,080
    Location:
    YO11 2BD
    A Coot.
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  3. CWH

    CWH Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2014
    Messages:
    3,481
    Likes Received:
    15,308
    Location:
    under a wand'rin' star
    Sorry, but not this time - this is a coot - though there were one or two in the area
    [​IMG]
     
  4. movan

    movan Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009
    Messages:
    14,525
    Likes Received:
    27,062
    Location:
    Moving around
    Awww perhaps his dad was a cad. . He's cute whatever he is.
     
    • Like it Like it x 2
  5. Khizzie

    Khizzie Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2014
    Messages:
    2,923
    Likes Received:
    4,434
    Location:
    Newbury , West Berkshire
    A Heinz 57 ..
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  6. Anthea M

    Anthea M Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2015
    Messages:
    5,977
    Likes Received:
    18,543
    Location:
    Sheffield
    Never seen a black and and white duck like that before!
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  7. DuxDeluxe

    DuxDeluxe Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2008
    Messages:
    9,521
    Likes Received:
    25,539
    Location:
    Planet Zog
    The duck version of a feral pigeon, at a guess.

    Not related to me though.....
     
    • Funny Funny x 3
  8. CWH

    CWH Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2014
    Messages:
    3,481
    Likes Received:
    15,308
    Location:
    under a wand'rin' star
    Done a bit of googling - Black Swedish I think??? (escaped domestic)
     
    • Informative Informative x 2
    • Like it Like it x 1
  9. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2007
    Messages:
    27,349
    Likes Received:
    34,954
    Location:
    Acklam, Teesside, originally Glossop
    That's what they all quack.
     
    • Funny Funny x 2
  10. Speve

    Speve Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2013
    Messages:
    2,286
    Likes Received:
    2,226
    Location:
    Salisbury
    Think it's probably a cross of tufted duck and some other there are lots of variants.
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  11. DuxDeluxe

    DuxDeluxe Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2008
    Messages:
    9,521
    Likes Received:
    25,539
    Location:
    Planet Zog
    It is well known that mallards have particularly low moral standards....
     
    • Funny Funny x 7
  12. Janine

    Janine Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2007
    Messages:
    5,143
    Likes Received:
    8,403
    Location:
    Sunny Shropshire
    You can blame that on Brexit, I'm sure! :)
     
    • Funny Funny x 3
  13. Speve

    Speve Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2013
    Messages:
    2,286
    Likes Received:
    2,226
    Location:
    Salisbury
    @CWH you could be right!
     
  14. Bailey58

    Bailey58 Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2010
    Messages:
    6,758
    Likes Received:
    10,494
    Location:
    Norfolk and Toftir.
    It's an Argentinian Racing Pigeon.
     
    • Funny Funny x 3
    • Like it Like it x 2
  15. Speve

    Speve Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2013
    Messages:
    2,286
    Likes Received:
    2,226
    Location:
    Salisbury
    Could be an Oyster Catcher?;)
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
    • Funny Funny x 1
  16. Derbyshire wanderer

    Derbyshire wanderer Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2014
    Messages:
    606
    Likes Received:
    974
    Location:
    Derbyshire


    It's a racing pidgeon
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
    • Funny Funny x 1
  17. movan

    movan Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009
    Messages:
    14,525
    Likes Received:
    27,062
    Location:
    Moving around
    That was funny. :)
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  18. DBK

    DBK Funster

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2013
    Messages:
    9,227
    Likes Received:
    12,871
    Location:
    Plympton, Devon
  19. rangitira

    rangitira Funster

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2010
    Messages:
    6,528
    Likes Received:
    13,745
    Location:
    Cornwall


    Yah! double like
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  20. kcy

    kcy Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2013
    Messages:
    723
    Likes Received:
    856
    Location:
    east yorkshire
    I'm with khizzle on this one, we have loads of variations on the duck theme round here, they come in all colours shapes and sizes, hienz 57.
     

Share This Page