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Name this bird

Discussion in 'Bird Taxidermy' started by jeremy, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. jeremy

    jeremy Have you hugged your snake today!

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    Can you name it
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    Plus somthing you dont see everyday

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  2. RoyalOaksRanch

    RoyalOaksRanch Royal Oaks Taxidermy- When Quality Counts...

    Millie Fluer D'Uccle
    And a mallard about to choke on a fish LOL
     

  3. Something you don't see everyday? I have never seen either. That is an awesome mallard pic. Guess he thinks he is a diver.
     
  4. The first bird is clearly a ruby headed floor flusher....duh....

    The second is a snake head devouring a Green Head.... :D
     
  5. NWWINGS

    NWWINGS Member

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    :D :D :D
    And everybody holds the mighty greenhead to such high standards. They are opportunistic and eat a wide variety of crap. I will continue to shoot ducks, not just mallards, and eat them all. Great picture Jeremy.
     
  6. BeckyBird

    BeckyBird My Baby Bluebirds

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    Royal Oaks, you beat me to it! The same bird who is the representative for Murray McMurray Hatchery! I always wanted to get my hands on a pair of porcelains...you don't happen to have any eggs for sale do you? ;D
     
  7. RoyalOaksRanch

    RoyalOaksRanch Royal Oaks Taxidermy- When Quality Counts...

    Nope Becky I sure dont.. Used to have the millies but majorly down sized my flocks when I got into taxidermy..
    check on the poultryeggswappers group.. If you have eggs to swap maybe you can swap for some ... (PS that is a yahoo group btw)
     
  8. drakeman

    drakeman Active Member

    I can name it. It's a cross between cool and ugly. Am I right?
     
  9. I am going to say its a mille fluer d'anver, did anyone else notice the rose comb??? It almost looks like the spangling/mottling is on a brassy back base instead of the normal buff/red columbian.

    Nice duck, lol
     
  10. bulldawg

    bulldawg Member

    I know one thing for sure, I'm using that as my reference photo on the next greenhead I mount!!
     
  11. Peter Span

    Peter Span Corvids, gotta catch them all!

    looks like a chicken to me ;D
     
  12. Becky P

    Becky P One must believe the glass is half full.

    I had a pair of Millies several years ago. The hen was as sweet as a silkie, the little rooster was a devil. He ended up losing an eye somehow. If you were on his seeing side, he'd get ya. If you were on his blind side, you could pick him up and he was calmly sit there.
     
  13. Jesse Carr

    Jesse Carr Get a holt with your feet and stick your chest out

    ill name it, let me think, its name is charlie
     
  14. jeremy

    jeremy Have you hugged your snake today!

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    LOL.... i was going for somthing like Connie or Sue, but Millie would be a nice name
     
  15. Kinda Looks like a Grouse, Never seen a mallard eat a fish
     
  16. taxos

    taxos Finches, Buntings

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    Hi Mother!