I recall my father-in-law talking about duck hunting in San Francisco Bay, years ago, and how when he got the ducks home and cooked one, it had a very fishy flavor, couldn't eat it.
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Ann" <awoelflebater@...> wrote: > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "salyavin808" <fintlewoodlewix@> wrote: > > > > > > > > Mmmm, mmmm. You don't know what you're missing, barbecued with > > a few boiled potatoes and some mustard with a fried egg on > > top. A quality bit of foraging. > > > > There's too many of the bloody things anyway, we need a bit of > > predation to keep the numbers down, and if it annoys her majesty > > all the better! > > My opinion about human beings. > > I would imagine swan is awfully greasy like goose and duck. And whatever > they're eating out of the Thames can't be good. > > > > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Michael Jackson <mjackson74@> wrote: > > > > > > England: Queenâs Swan Is Barbecued and Eaten > > > By STEVEN ERLANGER > > > Published: August 21, 2013 > > > The charred carcass of one of Queen Elizabethâs own swans was found on > > > a riverbank near Windsor Castle after having been barbecued and eaten, > > > according to the police and a charity called Swan Lifeline. > > > > > > > > > The swan was one of about 200 that live on Baths Island and belong to the > > > queen. > > > Until 1998, under a law dating to the 12th century, killing or injuring a > > > swan was classified as treason, and the crown retains ownership of all > > > unmarked mute swans in areas along the River Thames. Wild swans are also > > > protected under a 1981 act, and to injure or kill a swan â" let alone > > > eat one â" is against the law. > > > > > > > > > Wendy Hermon of Swan Lifeline said that > > > âthe whole breast had been removed, and it looked like it had been > > > eaten for lunch.â There was âjust a swan skeleton left,â she said. > > > âItâs > > > absolutely disgusting, I canât imagine the kind of people that would do > > > this.â She said the carcass, with its feathers still attached, was > > > taken by her group to be cremated. > > > > > >