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You know you want to tell me what this is!!! ** PICTURES**

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Goat_Walker, Sep 26, 2009.

  1. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Ok, so what would I call these colors??? On the wings that is.


    #1 Bandit

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    #2 Zorro
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    Also - what about this barring? and The colors on these feathers?
    #3 Dark Knight

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  2. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    black?
     
  3. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    Dark Knight looks like my rippled scovies... i've had some funky looking ones with that 'frosted' tip on their feathers.

    ETA: I actually have a chocolate that has the same 'pattern', even same in the face as him.

    blah..now that im thinking about it, scovies come in the Laced variety also. >>*dork*<<
     
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2009
  4. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

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    I call it pretty.
     
  5. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    LOL I didbnt mean the actuall wing feathers. I meant the irridescent ones and the ones on Bandit that look like a strange mallard markings. Half the feather is irridescent and the other half is that cheetah print.
     
  6. eggybritches

    eggybritches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a duck, silly goose!
     
  7. MDC

    MDC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The iridescence is simply how the light reflects off the feather, the beetle green and purple are common in black and chocolate birds. The blue is found in the wing speculum on some mallard derivs.

    As for the Muscovy, the barring along the breast is simply the first set of feathers ducklings with the wild-type gene get. It will begin to molt out soon and the new growth will be a solid black feather like what are on the back/wing.
     

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