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Anas platyrhynchos


At first I thought it was another species of duck, but the fact that it behaved as a mallard, it swam amongst mallards and (besides the color) seemed a normal mallard brought me to the conclusion I was facing a leucistic specimen. The fact that the pupil was a normal colour and the beak,although not exactly normal, at least coloured made me conclude it wasn't albinism.


Rocky shorline in a marine park

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Trieste, FVG, Italy

Lat: 45.69, Long: 13.74

Spotted on Jul 25, 2015
Submitted on Jul 25, 2015

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