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Bird Identification: CLOSED: Is this a hybrid Mallard?

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lynnekp
bournemouth
United Kingdom

September 17, 2013
10:09 AM

Post #9662310

Beak colour looks odd but green by tail looks mallard like.

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DonnaB
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

September 17, 2013
10:36 AM

Post #9662341

Mandarin Drake that has blown his feathers for the summer molt
lynnekp
bournemouth
United Kingdom

September 17, 2013
11:12 AM

Post #9662374

Ok, thanks. Did wonder if it was a Mandarin because of the beak but didn't really look right.
DonnaB
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

September 17, 2013
1:19 PM

Post #9662488

here is my drake in full breeding plumage

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

September 17, 2013
4:38 PM

Post #9662660

Yep, ditto to eclipse male Mandarin Duck.

Resin
lynnekp
bournemouth
United Kingdom

September 18, 2013
8:59 AM

Post #9663124

They are beautiful when in full plumage.

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