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Unusual goldeneye

Discussion in 'Taxidermy Forum' started by Ohh2ofowl, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. Rick Acker

    Rick Acker Senior Refuge Member

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    I agree, probably just a young drake. They take 3 or 4 years to feather out like most divers. We get em' here in N.D.
     
  2. waterswatter

    waterswatter Elite Refuge Member

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  3. barngeatbayman

    barngeatbayman Elite Refuge Member

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    Sounds like your still getting it done Steve!!:tu
     
  4. Ohh2ofowl

    Ohh2ofowl Senior Refuge Member

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    Bird was sexed by taxidermist as a female.
     
  5. Bender

    Bender Elite Refuge Member

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    I was gonna say old Hen Mallard, but I'm now gonna go with old Hen Goldeneye.
     
  6. Bug Doc

    Bug Doc Elite Refuge Member

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    Get a new taxidermist... :dv

    Seriously, if it has the white cheek patch, it's a drake.
     
  7. Rubberhead

    Rubberhead Elite Refuge Member

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    That's a possibility.
     
  8. icebreaker12

    icebreaker12 Elite Refuge Member

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    This time of year, most people would struggle to differentiate a juvenile male and a female genitalia.

    Just my 2 cents.
     
  9. waterswatter

    waterswatter Elite Refuge Member

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    I'm still thinking young drake but what do I know. Old hen GE is kind of intriguing as well.
     
  10. Rubberhead

    Rubberhead Elite Refuge Member

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    One thing about hens with hormone problems is that they keep the hen's bill.
     

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