Call Ducks

A Grey Call male. For some reason, the Mallard pattern in Calls is known as Grey
Photo courtesy of Beth Adams

The bantams of the duck world. Developed in England as miniature decoys, to "call" in the wild ducks, the females also have a very loud quack. For more information on Call ducks, try checking out Lou Horton's article on Bantam Waterfowl.


Breed clubs:

National Call Breeders of America
Steve Jones
9677 Butler Lane
Poetry, TX 75160
E-mail: wapsiwaterfowl@aol.com

The British Call Duck Club
Mrs Jen Maskell
Maes Y Coed, Llanarth
Ceredigion SA47 0RG
UK
01545 580425
e-mail: callducks@lineone.net

The Call Duck Association
Graham Barnard
Ty Cymdawr, Vwrt-y-Cadno
Llanwrda, Carms SA19 8YH
UK
01558 650532
e-mail: callducks@talktalk.net


Call Duck Links:

Acorn Hollow Bantams, Lou Horton's bantam duck page. Ducks for sale here.

Bantam Pond is David Touchette's Call Duck page.

Shagbark Bantams is involved with Call Ducks.

Call Ducks at Longshadow Farms

Grey Calls at CornerStone Farm

The Domestic Waterfowl Club on Call Ducks

Phelps Waterfowl

Here are Walt Leonard's Grey and White Calls

There's a Call Duck Encyclopedia at Prickeree Pines Gamebird Farm

Faith Valley Waterfowl has lots of good info on Calls

Calls at Meadow Poultry

Call Ducks at Sundown Silkies

Sherborne Call Ducks

Foley's Waterfowl & Poultry

Duckopolis has Calls


[Photo of a pair of White Call
ducks]

"Ma Bell" and "Alexander," my White Calls

"Alexander," on left, and my Snowy Call drake "Second Fiddle"

White Call, male

A White Call female from the UK
Photo courtesy of Robert Stephenson

Frontal shot of a nice White Call head
Photo courtesy of Wilson Reynoso

This drake was Champion Waterfowl at some 2004 show in the UK
Photo courtesy of Robert Stephenson

Grey Call, female

Another Grey Call, a young duck
Photo courtesy of Pam Marshall

A pair of Pastel Calls
Photos courtesy of Taryn Koerker

A pair of Apricot Calls from Sweden
Photo courtesy of Daniel Sörensen

My very pretty little pair of "off-color" Grey Calls

Magpie Calls, females on either side of a pair
Photo on left courtesy of Cody Everett; photos on right courtesy of Ruth Cornelius

A Mallard or Grey Call pair from the UK
Photos courtesy of Rupert Stephenson

Snowy or Silver Call, male

Snowy or Silver Call, female

Another Snowy Call drake
Photo courtesy of Ellen Rockensock

An Apricot Call
Photo courtesy of Caroline Carnegie

Snowy (foreground) and Grey Calls
Photo courtesy of Scott Page

Blue Fawn Call hen
Photo courtesy of Taryn Koerker

A young female Silver Call
Photo courtesy of Jed Dwight

A Fawn Call female
Photo courtesy of Ian Gereg

This Silver Call duck won Best Call at a British Waterfowl Association show
Photo courtesy of Rupert Stephenson

An eclipse drake between two hens
Photo courtesy of Daniel Sörensen

A very nice Mallard Call female from the UK
Photo courtesy of Jed Dwight

A Black Call drake
Photo courtesy of Longshadow Farms

Pastel Call, males
Photo on right courtesy of Dustin & Kristie Wilson

Pastel Call, female

A pair of Pastel Call Ducks
Photo courtesy of Scott Page

Young Grey Calls, male on the left
Photos courtesy of Jed Dwight

Chocolate Calls: A drake and a pair
Photo courtesy of Scott Page

Buff Calls, male on left

My trio of Buff Calls

A nice Grey Call drake from Germany
Photo courtesy of Sascha Michel

Butterscotch Call pair
Photos courtesy of Taryn Koerker

"Cheeks," top, and "Mr. Cheeks," my Blue Fawn Splash Calls

Butterscotch Calls, female on left

More Butterscotch Calls, female on the left
Left photo courtesy of Taryn Koerker; right photo courtesy of Brice Wonders

Khaki Calls, male on left

A Blue Call duck
Photo courtesy of Longshadow Farms

A pair of Blue Calls
Photo courtesy of Longshadow Farms

A trio of Pastel Calls
Photo courtesy of Phillip Nelson

A top Grey Call young duck from the UK
Photo courtesy of Rupert Stephenson

A young White Call drake
Photo courtesy of Brice Wonders

Crested Calls: A Blue Fawn drake and a Blue duck
Photos courtesy of Jay & Amy Hollon

More Crested Calls: A White and a Magpie
Photos courtesy of Jay & Amy Hollon

And they make good mothers, as this Snowy hen (left) and this White hen are proving
Snowy photo courtesy of Scott Page, White photo courtesy of Cody Everett


A mixed brood of Call ducklings
Photo courtesy of Brice Wonders

Four Crested Call ducklings
Photo courtesy of Jay & Amy Hollon


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