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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 12th October, 2008)

Wigan Duck

Wigan Duck
Duck I took at Hall Lane duck pond, Aspull. I don't know what kind, it could be a Wigan duck (cherry & white), just joking. Does anyone know?

Photo: Harry Cunliffe  (Nikon Coolpix 7900)
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Comment by: Margaret Wall on 12th October 2008 at 07:51

I think this is a Muscovy Duck Harry.I don't think I've seen one before. It is very unusual looking.

Comment by: Ian C on 12th October 2008 at 08:07

Quacking photo Harry

Comment by: kesh on 12th October 2008 at 08:08

This is a moscovie duck . Not a drake it s definately a duck as the drake is black n white with a red bill. Could this be a hull drake ?

Comment by: Ian C on 12th October 2008 at 08:23

It's a Muscovy duck

Comment by: Dave on 12th October 2008 at 09:24

It's a domesticated Muscovy Duck - Cairina moschata. Originally a species from Mexico.

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 12th October 2008 at 16:24

Quite correct, Dave. Did you look at Wikipedia?

Comment by: lorna.bennett@talktalk.net on 12th October 2008 at 17:17

This is definitely a Muscovy duck hybrid, probably with a domesticated Aylesbury duck.

Comment by: Bob on 17th October 2008 at 10:27

It's stuffed, you can see the zip !

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