Are these Muscovy or Wood ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by shellyh72, Jul 18, 2016.

  1. shellyh72

    shellyh72 New Egg

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    I can't tell, I've never raised Wood ducks. Cross posted in the ornamental section too. I found them in my backyard when I let my dogs out. I'm in west central Florida. Here's how I found them. Thank you in advance!


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    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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  3. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, Wood ducks.[​IMG]
     
  4. shellyh72

    shellyh72 New Egg

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    That is so cool! I wonder how they ended up in my yard. So thankful my dogs didn't eat them! Thank you so much!
     
  5. shellyh72

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    Thank you! I've been comparing online pics of both to these two little ones and I just can't tell but was leaning towards Wood. Such a fun puzzle to figure out!
     
  6. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now that would be a unpleasant sight.
    Your welcome.
     
  7. Eric 2016

    Eric 2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just curious how you're sure they are wood ducks?
     
  8. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Their small size, the color of their feet, and the half eye stripe.
    I have seen wild Wood duck ducklings on my pond too.
     

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