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Thursday, 17 July 2014

Poss Red-crested Pochard CBWR

Here are some photos of this duck, the wing bar looks good for Red-crested Pochard but the head pattern and shape look a bit off. Can't immediately find any shots on the internet that show a similar head pattern but if it's a recently fledged bird I guess it could still be moulting through.
Happily coming into bread and squabbling amongst the Mallard!

1 comment:

Barry Stewart said...

Nice pics Pete, looks like a Rosybill hybrid of some sort, possibly x RCP? Def not RCP