Date: 4/2/17 7:24 pm
From: Paul Hertzel <phertzel...>
Subject: Re: [ia-bird] Mallard-Shoveler hybrid?
At 09:02 PM 4/2/2017, James McCoy wrote:
>This odd duck was seen on 280th St in Mason City on 3/31/17. I'm
>guessing Mallard-N. Shoveler hybrid. Any other thoughts?
> Jamie McCoy
>Iowa City

What a great bird, Jamie. Very distinctive, very unique. I've never
seen one like it before.

My guess is Shoveler X Wigeon, although I don't know if that hybrid
has been recorded. That would be something to look up.

Paul Hertzel
Mason City

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