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Duck, Comb (Knob-billed)

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by wingman » Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:27 am

JohanN an immature comb duck the green wing patch and white eybrow strip are 2 good indicators and the immatures are this brownish streaky colour. the comb only becomes evident on maturity and at breeding time it becomes more prominent.
this bird is in an alert, raised upright stance so giving the appearance of being bigger than it is
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Johan N » Tue Sep 21, 2010 11:29 am

Thanks for the confirmation and detail wingman. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Duck: Comb (Knob-billed)

Unread post by Leeukos » Tue May 08, 2012 7:57 pm

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Re: Duck: Comb (Knob-billed)

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"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
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Re: Duck: Comb (Knob-billed)

Unread post by Leeukos » Tue May 08, 2012 7:58 pm

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Duck: Comb (Knob-billed)

Unread post by Leeukos » Tue May 08, 2012 7:59 pm

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"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Duck, Comb (Knob-billed)

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Aug 31, 2014 1:15 pm

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