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Pond Duck

Anatidae sp

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lori.tas 6 years ago

"Pond duck" is a birder term I picked up in the US. I find it applies nicely. Some of them can be quite stunning, and others rather fanciful. But I find that most have either mallard, white pekin, or Indian runner as the dominant strain.

Christiane 6 years ago

Thanks Lori.. I would call it a BITSer Duck.. A bit of this and a bit of that!

lori.tas 6 years ago

A "pond duck", i.e a duck of mixed parentage living on a peri-urban pond. The puff of feathers on the back of the head makes some crested duck ancestry likely. http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/Ducks...

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4700, Queensland, Australia

Lat: -23.38, Long: 150.51

Spotted on Sep 11, 2012
Submitted on Sep 22, 2012

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