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Wallace ­ River
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Mar 10, 2016 16:39 |  #1

I had heard about this male Wood Duck that hangs around a place called The Frog Pond in Halifax. He also has a honey, and is seldom more than 2 or 3 feet away from her, but she's not a female Wood Duck, she's a female Black Duck! They're a cute couple, but he really stands out....
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/F8wD​YM] (external link)IMG_0984 Wood Duck at the Frog Pond (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/Eb9x​te] (external link)IMG_0959 Wood Duck at the Frog Pond (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/F6dG​L9] (external link)IMG_0900 Wood Duck and friend (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/Eb9i​Sr] (external link)IMG_1034 Wood Duck and friend (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/EEWK​57] (external link)IMG_0978 Wood Duck at the Frog Pond (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr

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Mar 10, 2016 17:15 |  #2

A beautiful set Ian and beauty birds.


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Mar 10, 2016 17:32 |  #3

Wonderful, I love their colours


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Peter2516
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Mar 10, 2016 20:02 |  #4

Very nice set Ian.


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Wallace ­ River
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Mar 11, 2016 05:28 |  #5

budcam wrote in post #17930886 (external link)
A beautiful set Ian and beauty birds.

Allan.L wrote in post #17930906 (external link)
Wonderful, I love their colours

Peter2516 wrote in post #17931050 (external link)
Very nice set Ian.

Thanks Dan, Allan and Peter!


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Mar 11, 2016 05:45 |  #6

He is the fairest in the land. I wonder if they ever get together. I have seen a pintail- mallard hybrid down here. Would be interesting although I prefer the originals


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Mar 11, 2016 08:35 |  #7

CaptBob wrote in post #17931396 (external link)
He is the fairest in the land. I wonder if they ever get together. I have seen a pintail- mallard hybrid down here. Would be interesting although I prefer the originals

I think they do Bob, someone on our Birding site said Wood ducks cross with many different breeds :) This guy is actually very young, just received his final adult colours recently. Pics of him in November still had him in juvie colours.


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Mar 11, 2016 09:14 |  #8

Very nice set Ian!


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Mar 11, 2016 20:19 |  #9

Beautiful.


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Mar 12, 2016 02:51 |  #10

Beautiful set, Ian. #5 begs for a caption-"I didn't know you were so tall?!?"


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Wallace ­ River
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Mar 15, 2016 09:56 |  #11

daverator wrote in post #17931592 (external link)
Very nice set Ian!

Thanks very much Dave.

Crimzon wrote in post #17932306 (external link)
Beautiful.

Yes, thanks Trevor.

ardeekay wrote in post #17932573 (external link)
Beautiful set, Ian. #5 begs for a caption-"I didn't know you were so tall?!?"

Thanks much Rog, yea that, or "You're showing off again!"


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