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Anas platyrhynchos


Saw this domestic/hybrid Mallard in the mudflat area for several years. In good light, the colors were dramatic. In the shade it appeared almost black.

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I have a ton of pictures of this one too :-) it was so pretty

Liam 7 years ago

Yes, a domestic Mallard. He's got some Call and Cayuga in him (domestic breeds, still 100% Mallard).

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Ohio, USA

Spotted on Sep 11, 2011
Submitted on Sep 29, 2013

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