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Duck - unknown

Observed: 31st December 2011 By: ab9967
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

Beige coloured feathers with darker feathers on head, organge duck like beak, orange legs. About the size of a mallard or slightly larger. In a group of other ducks but only one on the pond of this description.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) interacts

Comments

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DUCK IDENTIFICATION

Thanks for the identification, I agree. I returned to the pond today and looked more closely at this individual and the other female Mallards. I realised that there were many similarities, this one is just lighter in colour.