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#5535133 - 01/11/15 01:43 PM Something I may never see again
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One of these shot in the wild:

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#5535141 - 01/11/15 01:47 PM Re: Something I may never see again [Re: David Maas]
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Registered: 11/13/09
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Purdy burd!

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#5535302 - 01/11/15 02:27 PM Re: Something I may never see again [Re: David Maas]
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Registered: 04/15/09
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Loc: Keller, TX
Hope it gets mounted.

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#5535313 - 01/11/15 02:28 PM Re: Something I may never see again [Re: David Maas]
bodydub Offline
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Registered: 11/12/13
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Loc: VAN DOWN BY THE RIVER.......
What is it?


Edited by bodydub (01/11/15 02:29 PM)

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#5535361 - 01/11/15 02:40 PM Re: Something I may never see again [Re: bodydub]
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Loc: In the duck blind
Originally Posted By: bodydub
What is it?

Mandarin drake. Awesome duck!

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#5535535 - 01/11/15 03:06 PM Re: Something I may never see again [Re: David Maas]
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Beautiful bird.
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#5535597 - 01/11/15 03:17 PM Re: Something I may never see again [Re: David Maas]
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How is it a wild bird if there are no native birds? Don't beat me up just a question.

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#5535613 - 01/11/15 03:21 PM Re: Something I may never see again [Re: David Maas]
js4242 Offline
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I don't think he called it a wild bird, only that is was shot in the wild. I could be wrong though.

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#5535630 - 01/11/15 03:25 PM Re: Something I may never see again [Re: David Maas]
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He said "In the wild" but even if he said the bird "was wild" that would still be accurate. Just because it's not native does not mean it's not wild.



Edited by BradyBuck (01/11/15 03:26 PM)

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#5535632 - 01/11/15 03:26 PM Re: Something I may never see again [Re: David Maas]
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Were you near Ivanhoe?
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#5535739 - 01/11/15 03:58 PM Re: Something I may never see again [Re: #Hayraker]
David Maas Offline
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Originally Posted By: Hayraker
Were you near Ivanhoe?


Shot in Wise County

For the record, this bird came in by himself and not with any wood ducks, he had also been spotted a week ago on local reservoir North of Fort Worth. It could also be two entirely different ducks, but I doubt it, or I think it would be highly unlikely.
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#5535744 - 01/11/15 03:59 PM Re: Something I may never see again [Re: David Maas]
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Registered: 03/10/14
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Loc: Katy, TX
Awesome!! Get that baby on the wall for sure!!
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#5535832 - 01/11/15 04:23 PM Re: Something I may never see again [Re: David Maas]
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It would be an escapee from someones pond or aviary. Couple years ago on a public lake I killed a greylag that had been flying with some resident canadas. Never know what you might find out flying free near the metromess. That Mandarin was not a cheap one.
http://www.efowl.com/Mandarin_Ducks_p/1047.htm
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#5535911 - 01/11/15 04:57 PM Re: Something I may never see again [Re: David Maas]
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Congrats! That's a cool bird. up

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#5536915 - 01/12/15 12:26 AM Re: Something I may never see again [Re: David Maas]
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woot clap
flehan flehan flehan
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