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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 26, 2010 5:31 pm 
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Are these — the big russet ducks — African shelducks? Seen at Abrahamskraal, WCNP, on 25 March 2010.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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arks wrote:
Are these — the big russet ducks — African shelducks? Seen at Abrahamskraal, WCNP, on 25 March 2010.

Yes they are.
The one with the all gray head is the male and those with white on the face the female

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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francoisd wrote:
arks wrote:
Are these — the big russet ducks — African shelducks? Seen at Abrahamskraal, WCNP, on 25 March 2010.

Yes they are.
The one with the all gray head is the male and those with white on the face the female

Thanks francois! That's a new tick for me :dance:

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