Charles Flohr, A Queer Duck, 07 Feb 1894, The Record-Union, Sacramento, CA

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Charles Flohr, A Queer Duck, 07 Feb 1894, The Record-Union, Sacramento, CA - j A QUEER DUCK. Ono the Tike of Which No Local...
j A QUEER DUCK. Ono the Tike of Which No Local j IIunt. i- Had Kver Soon. At Charles Flohr's gun-store may be seen a wounded wild duck which none Of the local hunters have been able to classify. It is about the size of a widgeon, widgeon, but dark in color. The bead, neck and breast is a rich seal brown, the back | a brown-black, beautifully mottled, and '■ a black stride extends from the crown of ihe head, down tho back ofthe neck. Iho legs and teet are of a dark olive color, the web being very large. The tail is white when spread and the bill is black. j The duck waddles about the store, and | although it lias boen in captivity one day ; it is as tatue as a pet chicken, permitting ! anyone to take it up in his bands. Ap- { parently it belongs to tiie "diver" spo- | cies. It was wounded and captured near j the city on Sunday.

Clipped from The Record-Union07 Feb 1894, WedPage 5

The Record-Union (Sacramento, California)07 Feb 1894, WedPage 5
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  • Charles Flohr, A Queer Duck, 07 Feb 1894, The Record-Union, Sacramento, CA

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