I bet he was tickled to have that stinky coot! I actually found a website that had coot mount pics...ODD!
Mark's dog just about drug me into a pond a few weeks ago chase one down.
It's not a super great bird but Gadwalls are pretty scarce here even early in the season so I saved it. My glorious shooting meant he's not shot up. I really like how they look because they aren't too showy. It's funny because we haven't gotten into the mallards like we usually do.