Wooden Common Goldeneye decoy

Wooden Common Goldeneye decoy

Decoys are used to lure ducks by taking advantage of their flocking instinct. They are drawn to locations that seem to be frequented by others of their species. The handmade wooden decoy in this photograph is meant to attract Common Goldeneye. This diving duck tends to keep to the deeper water in the middle of the lake.

Unknown

Wooden sculpture
1998.157
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