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Crested Duck

Anas domesticus

Description:

This duck looks to be mallard but maybe mixed?

Habitat:

Ponds, creeks, marshy wet lands

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2 Comments

Liam
Liam 9 years ago

Yep, a Crested Duck (Anas domesticus)

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

Hi Kat! I'm not sure about the exact breed/mix for this duck but these crests are due to a mutation found in ducks of mallard descent:
http://www.domestic-waterfowl.co.uk/cres...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crested_Duc...)

KatCuff
Spotted by
KatCuff

Texas, USA

Spotted on Dec 29, 2011
Submitted on Dec 30, 2011

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