[Tweeters] RE: Eurasian x American Widgeon (photos)
fsprucegrouse at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 26 10:28:00 PST 2008
Duck was photographed in Portland, Oregon on 11/24/2008.
The tryptophaned mythed Tran
--- On Wed, 11/26/08, Khanh Tran <fsprucegrouse at yahoo.com> wrote:
> From: Khanh Tran <fsprucegrouse at yahoo.com>
> Subject: RE: Eurasian x American Widgeon (photos)
> To: tweeters at u.washington.edu
> Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2008, 10:18 AM
> Hi Tweeters,
> I have downloaded 3 recent photos images of this duck
> 'in question' as to how much 'pure' Eurasian
> lineage he has.
> Depending on how the angle of lighting hits, you can see a
> faint iridescent sheen near his eye region.
> Never had the luxury of seeing this lovely duck so
> close-up. Usually I have distant views with one mingling
> with a huge flock of American.
> So it something I may have dismissed depending on how the
> light 'illuminates' the bird diagnostic field
> Happy Gobble Gobble Day.....
> Khanh Tran (Portland, Oregon)
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