comparison of chocolate brown and black runner

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by stargazingmommy, Aug 14, 2011.

  1. stargazingmommy

    stargazingmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have some pics showing the differences between the chocolate brown and black runners?
    My runner is a very very dark dark brown with a bit of the pearl grey under his wings, a nice irridescent sheen to his feathers and back, a greenish colored beak.
    I'm not sure what to call him.
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Hang on . . . I've got some pics around here somewhere . . . .

    Here we go:

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    Two chocolates and a black. Since this was taken, the ducks with green highlights on their bills now have blue highlights. This is Drei, Zehn, and Zwei.
     
    Last edited: Aug 14, 2011
  3. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    If the duck is a very dark brown, then he is not a black. Black should be that raven's wing color with no brown or red sheen to it.
     
  4. 70%cocoa

    70%cocoa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, very very very dark brown equals chocolate. Even darker than the brown ones in Amiga's photo. Chocolate can look almost black until you see them next to a true black.
     

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