Help Identifying Duck Breed

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by wannahomestead, Nov 19, 2016.

  1. wannahomestead

    wannahomestead Songster

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    A group member of the Michigan Duck Exchange recently posted this picture asking for help identifying the breed. The duck is currently w/ a wild life rehab and they are unsure of whether it is truly wild, or a domestic breed.

    Any help identifying the breed would be greatly appreciated. This duck was located on east side of Michigan, just a few clips north of Detroit.

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  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Maybe a Greater Scaup
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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  4. NathanZee

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    Yes, I think it's a Greater Scaup drake coming out of eclipse. They are a wild species.
     
  5. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Definitely a wild duck... Greater Scaups are one of the blue billed types, but there are several... most likely that is it though... very pretty... :)
     
  6. PINOAK RIDGE

    PINOAK RIDGE Chirping

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    Yes, it is a wild breed of duck. I am also leaning towards juvie greater scaup male. Hope the wildlife rehab is able to help him.
     
  7. mpammlisac

    mpammlisac In the Brooder

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  8. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Pretty black Muscovy!
     
  9. mpammlisac

    mpammlisac In the Brooder

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    What kind od duck is this?
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  10. Ravynscroft

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    Already responded, lol... that's a black Muscovy...
     

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