Saturday, March 7, 2009

DUCK DIAGNOSIS

The white Duck which featured in my post a few days ago, is still with us! She ( I think she must be a she) now has a name-- Phoebe. Phoebe just hasn't flown at all she has taken up residence in the little house on the little island.....







I have looked her up on Google and am convinced she is a Muscovy Duck. Although it is difficult to see from this picture she has the unique lumpy crest around the eyes and above the beak which is a feature of the Muscovy. They are said to have the nicest character of all the breeds of duck, with a pronounced sense of humour, being intelligent and the females are very loving mothers . More Muscovy information with pictures .

4 comments:

  1. Have you noticed that since you've posted your duck, your ads are for Foie Gras!!!!

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  2. It's not goose! Foie gras de Canard, which is duck.

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  3. Well, it looks like she is moving in... wouldn't that be sweet if she nests!

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