Date: 10/27/19 4:16 pm
From: Bob Archer <rabican1...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Teal + Shoveler hybrid?
Got home and popped open Reeber's waterfowl book. Reeber shows the
Blue-winged cross with less white, different shape, but who knows about
variability. But just imagine that duck in shadow, certainly looks wigeon
in shape.Third photo is what I am looking at....cool bird.

Bob

On Sun, Oct 27, 2019 at 3:54 PM Hendrik Herlyn <hhactitis...> wrote:

> I was thinking the same thing as Bob - likely American Wigeon X N.
> Shoveler hybrid. A quick Google search turned up this somewhat similar bird:
>
>
> http://birdhybrids.blogspot.com/2015/03/eurasian-wigeon-x-northern-shoveler.html
>
>
> An interesting bird - nice find!
>
> Hendrik
>
> On Sun, Oct 27, 2019 at 3:06 PM Thomas Gilg <tom...> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> While birding around Brownsville, I encountered what I can best describe
>> as a mix of Blue-winged Teal and Northern Shoveler. I don’t have much
>> experience with hybrids.
>>
>>
>>
>> One picture is attached here, 8 pictures attached to the “bird sp.” entry
>> in eBird, and one video on YouTube:
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>>
>>
>> - https://ebird.org/checklist/S60976410
>> - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azWmr6xtVA4
>>
>>
>>
>> Any thoughts?
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>>
>> --tg
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> __________________________
> Hendrik G. Herlyn
> Corvallis, OR
>
>
> *"Nature is not a place to visit. It is home." -- Gary Snyder*
>

 
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