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Rubber ducky?

Of all the odd objects the nymphs bring to their bath, there's one that's clearly depicted...but why is it there? On f76v, just below the "fleur-de-lys", another nymph is holding a white bird with red wings by the neck...the head looks like a goose or swan type. Medicinal virtues of bathing with geese? Anyone?  Both red  and  white birds are reminescent of alchemical symbolism, but I haven't found any with both colors combined in one bird, and anyway not in the context of being held by the neck. Maybe it points to something else altogether, like a local tale or superstition?