Lynda Szadowski's picture

Unusual water fowl

Observed: 23rd January 2011 By: Lynda Szadowski
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Description:

Slightly smaller than Canada Geese but sitting on water like a duck profile Bright orange rounded bead similar to mallard

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) interacts

Comments

zabdiel's picture

Domestic duck

I think it's some kind of domestic duck (which are derived from a mallard), possibly Indian Runner Duck.

anonymous spotter's picture

Have a look at -

A web site I've quoted quite a few times -
http://10000birds.com/manky-mallards-domestic-feral-or-just-plain-odd-ma...
It will give you a feel for just how promiscuous these little beasts can be!