Date: 3/27/18 10:53 am
From: Keith Mueller via CTBirds <ctbirds...>
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Strang duck ID?
Hi Pat,

That is a domestic/hybrid Mallard-type. There are quite a few of them
flying around in CT. They are fairly common in the domestic Mallard
group.

Hope that helps,

Keith Mueller





Quoting Patrick and Christine Tamborra via CTBirds
<ctbirds...>:

> On Sunday at Whalebone Creek, Hadlyme CT, I encountered a very
> strange duck. It was almost all black (not Black Duck black, more
> like crow black) with a similar bill and a distinct white patch on
> its chest. It was in company with several Mallards and of similar
> size. I am attaching a link to my ebird list of the outing where
> there are photos. Can anyone help? I assume that it is some sort
> of hybrid.
>
>
> Thanks, Pat Tamborra
>
> https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43943300
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