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indian runner pattern and colour

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Medusa M, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. Medusa M

    Medusa M In the Brooder

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    hi ,ive got an indian runner that has started to get its feathers ,could anyone help me on what this beautiful bird is going to look like in the future ? any pictures of a grown duck like this would be fantastic here are my photos (if the photos arnet clear enough the duck has black/brown spots all over its head) any information on what this duck will end up looking like would be great thanks [​IMG]
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  2. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Songster

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    Oh, wow, pretty! I was going to say "silver splash," but that pattern looks too regular for a splash. I'm going to guess pencilled. I don't have any pictures, but a quick Google images will turn some up for you. Or here's one: http://www.avianweb.com/indianrunnerducks.html (third from the left at the top, and also the featured duck in the second picture down).

    Keep us updated with pics! So pretty!
     
  3. Fleecy718

    Fleecy718 In the Brooder

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    This is a Hookbill, if I'm not mistaken!! Not a runner at all! Very beautiful bird. Looks like the Hookbill version of a snowy call!
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    The bill sure is reminiscent of a hook bill, isn't it?
     

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