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Monroe Reservoir Attracts Duck Watchers and Duck Hunters

Wood Duck (male)

“That duck was all jewels combined, showing different lustres as it turned on the unrippled element in various lights, now brilliant glossy green, now dusky violet, now a rich bronze, now the reflections that sleep in the ruby’s grain.” Henry David Thoreu, 1855, writing about the Wood Duck.

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