[Tweeters] RE: Eurasian x American Widgeon (photos)

Khanh Tran 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

> feature.


> http://www.pbase.com/spruce_grouse/recent_photos


> Happy Gobble Gobble Day.....


> Khanh Tran (Portland, Oregon)

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