Claret bib?

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  1. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been perusing Storey's guide as of late, and have come across a few references to claret bibs.

    "...undersized claret bib on the chest in males are highly objectionable."

    I can't seem to find any mention of what a claret bib is however.
    Just wondering if anyone could fill me in.
     
  2. Senna95

    Senna95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is the reddish chest that you find on "wild type" colored males such as mallards, rouens, harlequins, trouts, etc.
     
  3. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well that makes sense!

    Thank you!

    I just couldn't find any definition for it and when I googled "claret bib" I got some wine colored bibs.. not exactly what I was looking for!
     

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