This little post features answers to two problems and at the end a few photos.
BIG AVIAN FIND
A couple of hours ago I put up a post featuring some large water birds that were new to me. Since then two people in the comments section (Cindy and Vicki) have suggested Muscovy Ducks as a possibility, and my twitter friends @team4nature have made a similar though more detailed suggestion.
This level of consensus is sufficient for me – these are Muscovy ducks, possibly domesticated and possibly crossed with some other breed (possibilities raised by @team4nature). Here to conclude this section is the feature image from the previous post:
I offered up this problem from brilliant last night:
This is my own solution, posted as such on brilliant, and reflecting mu frustration at the sheer number of people commenting based on failure to fully read the terms of the question:
To finish here are some more of my photos:
8 thoughts on “Answers”
There are some feral populations in Europe and you were lucky to find some!
Yes, I was indeed fortunate. Thank you for your help with this identification.
Reblogged this on Art by Nicole Corrado.
Thank you for the reblog.
Super-prime numbers! Yay!
I may just have something about three digit equivalents up my sleeve…
Congrats to spotting the beautiful bird. Interesting number riddle. Beautiful photos as always 🙂