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    WOOD DUCK DRAKE
    Aix sponsa
    This is a beautiful Drake, a male Wood Duck or Carolina Duck, mounted in a relaxed standing pose. With its distinctive iridescent plumage and red eyes, the Wood Duck is considered the prettiest of all the North American ducks, with the drake being slightly more colorful than the hen. They range from Nova Scotia to almost every state in the union; those in East Texas and other southern parts of their range are year-round residents, but the northern populations migrate to join them during the winter. The taxidermy quality here is superior class and mounted on a turned oak base, and the complete specimen measures 15 inches high.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2010
    17th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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