After searching the entire innards of the green stuffed duck I can affirm there was no implanted device. There was another duck to be interrogated but I'm afraid it has already been decapitated by the Golden one, and remains in her captive.
Biting into the cattail autumnal display was greatly successful, resulting in thousands of lighter than feather seeds to be dispersed all over the superstructure. "Mum" was so busy attending to the fluff I was able to dispense a small puddle of liquid without notice.
My objective to secure the blue slipper for further investigation has been thwarted repeatedly. I shall remain calm and carry on.
I have grown suspicious of the small tomatoes from the garden.