Any one know duck breeds?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MallardDuckling, May 21, 2012.

  1. MallardDuckling

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    Saturday I went fishing on a lake. I saw the cutest duck that I have never seen before.

    It was small, a tad smaller than a Mallard. It looked blueish/grayish to me, but I could be wrong. It had a light colored beak.
    I live in Ohio and have NEVER seen one like this in my whole life. I don't know if it was someones pet or what.

    I've been trying to go through breeds of ducks to see if I could find what it was, but have yet to find a picture of the bird I saw. [​IMG]
     
  2. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Pictures would help. Could be all sorts of things.
     
  3. MallardDuckling

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    If I had a camera I would have snapped one.
     
  4. Oregon Blues

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    Mallards only weigh 3 pounds or less. If it was small and looked like a mallard, it was probably a Mallard.

    Other than that, without a photo, there is nothing anyone can do for you. If you go back, try to get a picture of it.
     
  5. MallardDuckling

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    It may have been a call duck. I may go back sometime soon. I'll try and take a picture if it's there.
     
  6. Nsampsel

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    Grey Calls look like tiny Mallards [​IMG]
     
  7. MallardDuckling

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    This is what it kinda looked like. The above duck is a Call duck.
    The one I saw wasn't as plump or had a black head. It look like it had a blueish tint to it. This is about the closest duck I have found to the one I saw. Who knows, maybe the one I saw was a mule. I'll take a picture of it Friday if I go out there and it's still out and about. It was there when we arrived, but when we were bringing the boat into the dock it was gone.
     
  8. Oregon Blues

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    It almost sounds like you are describing a Loon. Do a google for loon and see if the pictures look like what you saw.

    Also, look up "mud hen" or American Coot.
     
  9. MallardDuckling

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