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Domestic mallard

Anas platyrhichos


Is it possible for ducks and geese to mate? This bird was significantly bigger than a duck, but not quite as large as a goose. The coloration also seems like it's some sort of a cross between a mallard and a Canada goose.

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zita 8 years ago

Thanks for the info! I had no idea that domestic mallards were so much bigger.

Liam 8 years ago

It's a domestic variety of Mallard. They're much bigger than wildtype Mallards and there are various breeds with different coloration. This one looks to have mostly Swedish Mallard genes.

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New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Mar 17, 2012
Submitted on May 13, 2012

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