seen at Slimbridge swimming with mallards, similar size
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Doesn't ring any bells...I wonder whether it is a hybrid between a couple of their duck species?
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The closest thing I can think of is a female Red-crested Pochard but ......
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Thanks. It was outside the 'enclosure, viewed from Zeiss hide.
This bird has the look of a pintail. Ian could be right in thinking it could be a hybrid.
Was this a wild bird or part of a collection?
I thought it looked as if it might have some Puna Teal in it, but the extent of the dark nape and the lack of vermiculation on the flanks suggested something else in there, too?
Deleted...repeat of above.
Lat/Lng: 51.741, -2.405
OS grid ref: SO721047