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lagerfran
Lakeland, FL

February 26, 2012
7:52 AM

Post #9020514

American Black; mallard; or gadwell?

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OldNed
Merritt Island, FL
(Zone 10a)

February 26, 2012
8:09 AM

Post #9020535

That's a male Mottled Duck. Female Mottled would have a darker, almost olive-green bill.

Neither Mallard nor Black Duck would have that black spot at the lower base of the bill and Gadwalls have thinner bills that are black on top & yellow/orange at the sides.
lagerfran
Lakeland, FL

February 26, 2012
8:17 AM

Post #9020547

thank you
DonnaB
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

February 26, 2012
8:38 AM

Post #9020572

nice pic!!!

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