Date: 3/27/18 10:53 am From: Keith Mueller via CTBirds <ctbirds...> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Strang duck ID?
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,
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 > _______________________________________________ > This list is provided by the Connecticut Ornithological Association > (COA) for the discussion of birds and birding in Connecticut. > For subscription information visit > http://lists.ctbirding.org/mailman/listinfo/ctbirds_lists.ctbirding.org > >