Flying Indian Runners????

Indyrun

Chirping
6 Years
Jan 8, 2014
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7
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Brisbane Australia
I thought Indian runners were unable to fly, but to my dismay I witnessed my pair fly yesterday! They only got a few feet off the ground, but now I'm worried they might fly away and get killed.
Has anyone witnessed an Indian runner in full flight? What should I do?
 

TLWR

Crowing
10 Years
Jul 10, 2010
2,892
302
286
southern AL
That's about all they will be able to do.

Mine try to fly to the pond each morning. Ally has a broken wing, so she runs and flaps one wing. The other 3 try, one gets decent distance, but not far up.
Unless you have short fences, I'd not worry about it.
 

TracyLovesDucks

Songster
5 Years
Mar 25, 2014
527
37
138
Northern Colorado
Phew! Thanks for that.
It was amazing to see, plus they had a big ol chat about it before they did it!
Clever little things
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Haha! I can just imagine a ducky count-down: "3... 2... 1... cleared for take off!"
 

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