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Richard Devoe, of Manorville, is shown holding a (Credit: Chris Ware)

Richard Devoe, of Manorville, is shown holding a rescued duck at the Double "D" Bar Ranch in Manorville. (June 7, 2012)

Ducks in need of rehabilitation

Ducks in need of rehabiliation are pictured.

Mama, a female Rouen duck, lives at the
(Credit: Volunteers for Wildlife)

Mama, a female Rouen duck, lives at the Volunteers for Wildlife's headquarters in Locust Valley, after she was dumped 13 years ago at Crocheron Park in Queens.

Mama, a female Rouen duck, lives at the
(Credit: Volunteers for Wildlife)

Mama, a female Rouen duck, lives at the
(Credit: Volunteers for Wildlife)

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A Pekin duck from a school hatching project
(Credit: Handout)

A Pekin duck from a school hatching project was born with a foot facing backward and dropped off a year ago at the Double "D" Bar Ranch animal haven in Manorville.

Two week old Pekin ducks are shown at
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Two week old Pekin ducks are shown at the Double "D" Bar Ranch in Manorville. (June 7, 2012)

Gay Devoe, of Manorville, holds a Black Cayugas
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Gay Devoe, of Manorville, holds a Black Cayugas duck at the Double "D" Bar Ranch in Manorville. (June 7, 2012)

Rescued ducks at the Double
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Rescued ducks at the Double "D" Bar Ranch in Manorville. (June 7, 2012)

Gay Devoe holds a Pekin duck at the
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Gay Devoe holds a Pekin duck at the Double "D" Bar Ranch in Manorville. (June 7, 2012)

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Richard Devoe and Gay Devoe, of Manorville, each
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Richard Devoe and Gay Devoe, of Manorville, each hold a Pekin duck at the Double "D" Bar Ranch in Manorville. (June 7, 2012)

Gay Devoe holds a Pekin duck at the
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Gay Devoe holds a Pekin duck at the Double "D" Bar Ranch in Manorville. (June 7, 2012)

Richard Devoe, of Manorville, is shown holding a
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Richard Devoe, of Manorville, is shown holding a rescued duck at the Double "D" Bar Ranch in Manorville. (June 7, 2012)

Richard Devoe, of Manorville, is shown holding a
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Richard Devoe, of Manorville, is shown holding a rescued duck at the Double "D" Bar Ranch in Manorville. (June 7, 2012)

Shown is a white duck with a damaged
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Shown is a white duck with a damaged or deformed bill being held by Cathy Horvath at Camman's Pond in Merrick. Cathy's husband, Bobby Horvath, a licensed wildlife rehabilitator from Massapequa, helped capture this little fellow to rehabilitate. (June 14, 2012)

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A white duck with a damaged or deformed
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

A white duck with a damaged or deformed bill at Camman's Pond in Merrick. (June 14, 2012)

Shown is a white duck, with a damaged
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Shown is a white duck, with a damaged or deformed bill and beautiful clear hazel eyes, sitting in a parking lot near Camman's Pond in Merrick. Bobby Horvath, a licensed wildlife rehabilitator from Massapequa, and his wife Cathy, helped capture this little fellow to rehabilitate. (June 14, 2012)

A white duck ,with a damaged or deformed
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

A white duck ,with a damaged or deformed bill , feeds on a piece of whole grain bread at Camman's Pond in Merrick. Bobby Horvath, a licensed wildlife rehabilitator from Massapequa, and his wife Cathy, helped capture this little fellow to rehabilitate. (June 14, 2012)

Shown is a white duck with a damaged
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Shown is a white duck with a damaged or deformed bill at Camman's Pond in Merrick. The duck was likely dumped in the park after being raised by humans, hence it was not swimming with other waterfowl in the pond. Bobby Horvath, a licensed wildlife rehabilitator from Massapequa, and his wife Cathy, helped capture this little fellow to rehabilitate. (June 14, 2012)

Shown is a white duck, with a damaged
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Shown is a white duck, with a damaged or deformed bill, as it tries to peck on duck feet scattered near Camman's Pond in Merrick. Bobby Horvath, a licensed wildlife rehabilitator from Massapequa, and his wife Cathy, helped capture this little fellow to rehabilitate. (June 14, 2012)

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Bobby Horvath, a licensed wildlife rehabilitator from Massapequa,
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Bobby Horvath, a licensed wildlife rehabilitator from Massapequa, chases down to rescue a white duck with a damaged or deformed bill at Camman's Pond in Merrick. (June 14, 2012)

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