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#1 jdeitsch

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 01:57 PM

Okay here is a picture I took yesterday, is the bird on the left a Blue-winged Teal? Watching it fly by it looked like a Blue-winged but something looks off in the picture.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:04 PM

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:05 PM

You've got a pair of Wood Ducks -- you can see the face pattern in both birds.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:07 PM

really? bummer.

I thought that was what the right bird was but the left one just didn't look like a wood duck,

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#5 BarnSwallow

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:22 PM

Seeing wood ducks is NEVER a bummer!!!

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 03:12 PM

Seeing wood ducks is NEVER a bummer!!!

Well I see them a lot, ^_^ so i was hoping for some variety :)

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:53 PM

I agree with Wood Ducks. It's a bummer seeing them when you want them to be something else. :P

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 09:14 PM

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 11:36 PM

Another for Woodies
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Posted 27 November 2012 - 07:14 AM

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