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Female Mallard in flight

Observed: 9th April 2011 By: chercher’s reputation in Birdscher’s reputation in Birds
Female Mallard
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David Jardine's picture

Check the colour of the speculum

Are you sure this is a Mallard? - the inner feathers on the wing appear to be white. The belly appears white rather than buff. The bill also looks to be too fine for a mallard, so I wonder if you have considered a female Gadwall?