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Laughing duck?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jewells68, May 3, 2010.

  1. jewells68

    jewells68 New Egg

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    we visited the county fair this fall and saw the cutest little duck. It was rather small although it was full grown but instead of a quack it made a laughing sound. Almost like the penguin from the batman series LOL can anyone tell me what kind of it might have been?
     
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    What colour was it?? Can you describe it at all?? I have heard a muscovy that sounded like he is laughing... but never a smaller duck.
     
  3. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    Call ducks sound like they are laughing when they quack.
     
  4. jewells68

    jewells68 New Egg

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    it was brown lol I thought the name was Bantam but when I searched them they most certainly didn't look like the duck I saw.... I am almost certain it started with a B though
     
  5. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    It was probably just a bantam breed ( that just means the duck is small ). Search grey call duck female, that might be what you are looking for!
     
  6. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    All my ducks can do the laugh quack. It's a five quack wack. Sounds like they are laughing at a joke.

    There are several ducks that are considered bantams. If you do a google image search and type in bantam ducks, you'll get lots of hits.
     
  7. jewells68

    jewells68 New Egg

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    it looked very similar to a female mallard... I searched the grey call ...it did not have the blue that is present in pictures of the ones I saw
     
  8. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
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    You mean behind the wing? If it looked like a female mallard it probably was a grey call duck since it is basically a mallard just smaller.
     
  9. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    My runners laugh, and it does sound to me like The Penguin from the old Batman TV series.
     
  10. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    Haha yep... My Cayuga hens never did but my khaki campbells, calls, and BEI's did.
     

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