Date: 11/15/21 2:15 pm
From: Des ODonovan <desod734...>
Subject: Re: Unidentified waterfowl at Colyer Lake this AM
The one on the right looks like a domestic Mallard

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> On Nov 15, 2021, at 4:14 PM, Feldstein, Steven B <sbf1...> wrote:
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> Larry,
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> To me, the duck on the left looks mostly like a Swan Goose, which I think is commonly kept in captivity in both in Canada and the US. It is native to eastern Asia.
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> Best wishes,
>
> Steven
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> From: State College (PA) Bird Club <SCBIRDCL...> on behalf of Ramsey, Lawrence William <lwr...>
> Sent: Monday, November 15, 2021 4:00 PM
> To: <SCBIRDCL...> <SCBIRDCL...>
> Subject: Unidentified waterfowl at Colyer Lake this AM
>
> Was a decent selection of migrating ducks at Colyer this AM which was not surprising giving the weather which was less than decent; e-bird list here(eBird Checklist - 15 Nov 2021 - Colyer Lake Recreation Area - 9 species (+1 other taxa)). The attached pic shows two goose size waterfowl which were foraging along the shore East of the south launch area. Anyone else seen them or have any idea of the hybrid combination?
> Assume they are domestic derivatives of some sort.
> larry

 
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