Just a note about not finding the Ruddy Duck in Terres, Encyclopedia. He does have a textual write-up on Ruddy Duck, but it is under the title "Duck, Ruddy" instead of "Ruddy Duck".

My bad!!

Larry Lade
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
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