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 > > > #################### > You received this email because you are subscribed to the Wisconsin Birding Network (Wisbirdn). > To UNSUBSCRIBE or SUBSCRIBE, use the Wisbirdn web interface at: http://www.freelists.org/list/wisbirdn > To set DIGEST or VACATION modes, use the Wisbirdn web interface at: http://www.freelists.org/list/wisbirdn > Visit Wisbirdn ARCHIVES at: http://www.freelists.org/archives/wisbirdn > >