Some geese and a couple of manky mallards

4 Oct

I know, I mean, well manky is not a nice word but it seems among British birdwatching folks these beautiful mallard hybrids have been given this disparaging soubriquet, manky mallards. Maybe that says more about the birdwatchers than these individuals.

Manky, moi?

This guy was the size of a goose. Who are you calling manky?

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3 Responses to “Some geese and a couple of manky mallards”

  1. Linda October 4, 2017 at 3:04 am #

    Tell the mallards I think they look very nice!

  2. Petrea Burchard October 4, 2017 at 3:49 am #

    It's nice to know I've been using “manky” correctly.

  3. William Kendall October 4, 2017 at 2:46 pm #

    Wonderful fowl!

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