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Their....WHISTLERS!!!!!!!! YAY!!! -update page 2-

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Rainstorm, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. Rainstorm

    Rainstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Lake Placid FLorida
    .......If I should be excited or dissapointed LOL
    ok I recently posted about the ducks I "use" to have that ended up being whistle ducks. and that I thought maybe the other eggs we had were either whistlers or wood ducks.

    WELL!

    neither. not even mallard [​IMG]

    around 10 OR MORE. of those water birds you see in ditches sometimes, Black feathers, Red beak, and I think red legs, Hatched out today!!! [​IMG]

    They look like a DUCK! swim and stuff and all that, but their beak is pointed shaped, and they got chicken feet!


    Anyone know the name of these guys?

    I dont got pics we're going to pick them up this weekend.
     
    Last edited: Sep 3, 2009
  2. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    Is it an African Black Oystercatcher
     
  3. Rainstorm

    Rainstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Lake Placid FLorida
    Quote:Thanks, But no thats not it. the ones im talking about have a short beak like a chicken
     
  4. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    A gallinule?
     
  5. Rainstorm

    Rainstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Lake Placid FLorida
    Quote:Yes! I believe thats it, To wikipedia....!
     
  6. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Yes! I believe thats it, To wikipedia....!

    They're adorable!! Where'd you get those eggs? Let me know if you don't want them. [​IMG]
     
  7. Rainstorm

    Rainstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Lake Placid FLorida
    Quote:Yes! I believe thats it, To wikipedia....!

    They're adorable!! Where'd you get those eggs? Let me know if you don't want them. [​IMG]

    LOL im probly gonna end up keeping them, and never mind those aint what they are, they look just like that but their plain black. the gallinule has white with brown spotted eggs, the ones we found are white glossy eggs

    and we found them in the middle of the field where my brother had to mow
     
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2009
  8. Rainstorm

    Rainstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Lake Placid FLorida
    OMG!!! this isnt making since... they look like this pic.. but this bird lays wrong eggs, the eggs we found are the size of duck eggs and white glossy
    http://www.birdskorea.org/Images/images2008/06/Common-Moorhen_RN.jpg

    and kelly they said there was around 10 of them maybe more, if I dont keep them all ill let you be the first to know [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2009
  9. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pictures!
     
  10. Rainstorm

    Rainstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Lake Placid FLorida
    Dont have any yet, im picking them up this saturday, ill put some up then
     

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