What's going on here? This colourful duck was spotted hanging out with an equally strange mate (second shot). Help appreciated at guessing what they are! See notes for possible clues.
An open pond with reeds and dense vegetation
Species previously spotted at this pond include mallard, pekin, mallard-pekin hybrid, tufted duck, ruddy shelduck, red-crested pochard, ferruginous duck, white-cheek pintail (escapee) and ringed teal (escapee) Sorry about the noisy quality of these pics. The light was very low.