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Video: This Rooster Seems to Think He’s a Duck

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A flooded field in South Dakota is the perfect place for a pheasant to get his feet wet with some migrating waterfowl.

Bill Van der Hagen Photography shared this terrific and rare footage of a beautiful rooster ringneck pheasant wading through a puddle in the middle of a flooded South Dakota field.

Spring is one of the best times of the year to see a wide variety of ducks stopping off on their way north to breed, but one nice rooster stole the show!

Here's the video:

Pheasants and waterfowl in flooded wetlands - South Dakota

Could anything be more #southdakota than this. Pheasants and waterfowl galore this weekend.

Posted by Bill Van der Hagen Photography on Monday, April 23, 2018

You can see a northern shoveler, as well as maybe some gadwall or widgeon.

Watching a rooster glide by is the icing on the cake, though!

We'd like to give a big thanks to Bill Van der Hagen Photography for sharing this unique video! What other kinds of waterfowl can you see out there?

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Video: This Rooster Seems to Think He’s a Duck