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Large feral shelduck?

Observed: 15th May 2010 By: DaveH
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Description:

Large (50% bigger than mallard) duck. Chestnut body, yellow legs, blue-grey bill with black tip, irridescent (blue/green) black wings and head. Seemed imprinted on a mallard drake. No knobs on bill (c/f scoter). On stream, at Fife coast

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Muscovy x domesticated mallard
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.