Mandarin ducks big cottonwood creek.

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Mandarin ducks big cottonwood creek.

Postby MOOSE HOLLOW » Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:43 pm

Out the other day and found these mandarin ducks again on big cottonwood creek.
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Re: Mandarin ducks big cottonwood creek.

Postby a_bow_nut » Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:26 pm

Those are some great pictures of some pretty ducks. =D>

Would love to get one of those while out hunting.
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Re: Mandarin ducks big cottonwood creek.

Postby killerbee » Sun Jan 13, 2013 10:56 pm

Prettiest duck there is IMO. Is that in Utah? They are usually found where the more common wood ducks live a well, but I can't say I've ever heard of someone killing Woodies in Utah?
Amazing either way. Last week a guy from here killed one and posted it on an Oregon forum-because they are so rare-anyway, another guy guessed, to an exact area where he killed it, come to find out, the guy gramma had 2 of them for pets and 1 had escaped to the local creek.

Cool picture, thanks for posting

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Re: Mandarin ducks big cottonwood creek.

Postby MOOSE HOLLOW » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:04 pm

Ya i'm sure thats these can from someone pet 3 or 4 years ago i've gotten pictures of them for 3 years now.

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Re: Mandarin ducks big cottonwood creek.

Postby MuleyMadness » Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:15 am

I've killed a wild one in Utah several years ago, wished I would have mounted it now. Only one I've ever seen while duck hunting.

Agreed they are the prettiest duck alive IMO as well. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Mandarin ducks big cottonwood creek.

Postby killerbee » Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:20 pm

MuleyMadness wrote:I've killed a wild one in Utah several years ago, wished I would have mounted it now. Only one I've ever seen while duck hunting.

Agreed they are the prettiest duck alive IMO as well. Thanks for sharing.

man that too bad you didn't get it mounted- reminds of the my first wood duck. my part of the state Woody's are extremely rare. Well one morning my toes were cold so I got out of my blind and did a little walk. I looked back to my spread and here comes 6 little duck diving into my decoys. To far away but I still shot, somehow knocking one down. As my dog went to get that duck I thought for a second the others looked like wood ducks? No way, impossible- sure enough, my dog brings back A HEN wood duck! I was pretty ticked at myself for leaving the blindand missing my only chance at killing a Drake woody.--- A few years later I went over to a buddy part of the state and was able to kill a couple drake wood ducks so I could get mounted
, but it's still not the same as if I could have killed one in my own area.

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Re: Mandarin ducks big cottonwood creek.

Postby Tonoonyi » Mon Jan 14, 2013 7:22 pm

Awesome pictures!!
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Re: Mandarin ducks big cottonwood creek.

Postby Coyote LJ » Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:27 pm

Wow! Gorgeous captures!

Never seen one of those myself.

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Re: Mandarin ducks big cottonwood creek.

Postby MOOSE HOLLOW » Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:31 pm

Coyote LJ wrote:Wow! Gorgeous captures!

Never seen one of those myself.

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Coyote LJ Give me a call if you want to meet up and get some picture of them.

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Re: Mandarin ducks big cottonwood creek.

Postby brn2hunt » Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:54 pm

Those are some crazy looking ducks!
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