Date: 1/13/18 7:43 am From: David Gardner (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...> Subject: Re: Garganey in Union NC???
I would agree with that, but the facial pattern fits nothing else that I know. Perhaps a hybrid Garganey and other duck? Who knows, just thought I'd get the word out.
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> On Jan 13, 2018, at 10:37 AM, andrew thornton <andrew.k.thornton...> wrote:
> I'm thinking the bill might be a downer for the ID, although I'm no Garganey expert. Certainly an odd duck.
> Andrew Thornton
> Julian, NC
> On Jan 13, 2018 10:30, "David Gardner" <carolinabirds...> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Just was testing myself on ID's in the rarity photos on ebird.org, and found that someone posted a photo of a GARGANEY in Union NC. I am no where near this to chase it, but I figured others may be interested. I don't know if this is a new finding, but I haven't seen any conversation about about this bird on our email listserve, and it hasn't popped up yet on the ABA rarities daily email.
> So - the photo looks legitimate... good luck in chasing it down!
> Happy Birding,
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