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Old 06-26-2003, 07:54 AM
Stu Farnham Stu Farnham is offline
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I hate to disagree, Flytier

But I do. The feather I photographed is definitely a hooded merganser flank. I know -- I shot and skinned the bird. What I see missing from the feather in the original post is the distinct barring usually present in merganser flank.

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