[wisb] Re: My mystery duck is still a mystery



 Kind of looks like a bleached out female Common Goldeneye. A lot of  ducks 
are in some weird plumages right now.
Steve Thiessen Stoughton Dane co.
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From: "B.G. Sloan" <bgsloan2@xxxxxxxxx>
To: "wisbirdn" <wisbirdn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, May 14, 2012 3:37 PM
Subject: [wisb] My mystery duck is still a mystery


>
> I've received some interesting replies about the mystery duck I 
> photographed behind the Milwaukee Art Museum yesterday. Some thought it 
> was a White-winged Scoter (my original impression until I looked at the 
> photos). Some thought it was a Long-tailed Duck. Others thought maybe a 
> Ruddy Duck or Blue-winged Teal. And quite a few others basically said "I 
> don't know what the heck it is".
>
> I decided to post a few more photos on Flickr in case they might help the 
> ID process. They aren't the clearest photos in the world because I was 
> shooting into the sun's glare using an LCD viewfinder on a small camera at 
> a distance. But they do offer various angles of the bird. Let me know what 
> you all think:
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/14463444@N07/7198223486/sizes/l/in/photostream/
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/14463444@N07/7198218680/sizes/l/in/photostream/
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/14463444@N07/7198212704/sizes/l/in/photostream/
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/14463444@N07/7198207760/sizes/l/in/photostream/
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/14463444@N07/7198202924/sizes/l/in/photostream/
>
> Thanks!
>
> Bernie Sloan
> Milwaukee
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