Date: 1/7/19 5:12 am
From: Judith Huf <judith_huf...>
Subject: [wisb] Re: Huge hybrid mallard, N. Shoveler, and Iceland Gull Milwaukee
Hi Jennifer
I saw the same duck down at Jones Island a few days ago. I think it is a domestic breed called the “magpie duck”. They are much bigger and heavier than a Mallard. There are dozens of domestic duck breeds; kind of interesting.

Judith Huf
Milwaukee

> On Jan 6, 2019, at 3:33 PM, Jennifer Ambrose <jenthreat...> wrote:
>
> Hello everyone,
> On Friday, I saw the largest, oddest hybrid mallard/domestic type I've seen
> in a long time. It was quite large and I think it was leucistic as well. I
> viewed it from next to the Cagill building on Jones Island. It was quite
> far away.
>
> There was a Northern Shoveler reported at Mill Pond yesterday, so I went to
> see that and got a few photos.
>
> Today, I finally got to watch the Iceland Gull that's been at the South
> Shore Yacht Club do some flying around and eating.
>
> Photos of all are here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/49427613@N03/
>
> Thanks,
> Jennifer Ambrose
> Milwaukee
>
> --
> Jennifer Ambrose
> Bayview, Milwaukee County
>
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