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White mallard

Observed: 23rd June 2013 By: DavidHowdon
Amateur Entomologists' SocietyLondon Natural History SocietySelborne Society
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Description:

Is this one of the forms with a name?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) interacts

Comments

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Hybrid dinner-duck

The problem with Mallard is that they often interbreed with escaped domestic ducks (which are white) producing large numbers of vari-coloured offspring. I think this is the explanation here.