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geoffshep



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PostPosted: Wed May 04, 2016 12:52 pm    Post subject: Mallards? Reply with quote

I assume that these 2 are male Mallards. Unusual colouring but they both have the curly tail feathers. Strangely, they act as though they are a pair.


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Karwin



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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2016 9:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, mallard male with abnormal colours. Indeed this aberration -dark duck with white chest- is not-very-rare among mallards. Females can be like that, too.
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