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First big ducks! #5377668 10/24/14 05:28 PM
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Saw the first of the big ducks this morning. Not many but a few.

West of Fort Worth

Anybody else seeing many moving in?

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I saw a dozen gadwall and a few ringers at our neighborhood pond.

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Been seeing some big ducks here but I'm not sure if their residents. HPMMU opens tomorrow and I'm excited!


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seeing a very - very - few

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Lots of big ducks of all species on the NWR near me. Thousands.

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Fewer then the fewest few


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Loved my 4 inches. Well needed.

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Saw pics from the rice prairie of a good but concentrated population of teal and pintail


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Reports I am getting from N. Dakota is grim for us. The birds are just hanging out up there in the 70 degree weather.


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I've had wood ducks on the creek behind my house the last 3 mornings. That's all I've seen anywhere so far.


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Originally Posted By: wal1809
Reports I am getting from N. Dakota is grim for us. The birds are just hanging out up there in the 70 degree weather.


^^^^This I'm here now and there are very few birds, they are starting to bunch up but still just chilling in this nice weather. we are going to have a cold front the first of the week so I hope I pushes more birds down from Canada for my hunt the first week of Nov.

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Saw about 20 Widgeon last week at a park, then 17 Coots today


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Originally Posted By: wal1809
Reports I am getting from N. Dakota is grim for us. The birds are just hanging out up there in the 70 degree weather.




Everything is late this year. Migratory song birds like white-throated sparrows and ruby-crowned kinglets are just now starting to show in small numbers at my feeders. No chipping sparrows or juncos at all.

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I've been seeing a lot of birds/critters early just not a lot of ducks.

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Can it please rain while we waiting on birds.

Ponds are drying up dramatically


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Loved my 4 inches. Well needed.

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I saw small groups of teal and larger numbers of coots this morning, a few widgeon.

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Like this?

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that is a big duck for sure!

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