Grey Teal x Mallard pair with young

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Grey Teal x Mallard pair with young

Postby andrewcrossland » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:35 pm

I found this mixed pair at the Bromley Oxidation Ponds a little while ago. They were some distance from any other waterfowl and were clearly a pair The ducklings were following and interacting with both birds when first found (these pics) and on subsequent visits as they grew. Anyway, just a FYI for people...........

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andrewcrossland
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Re: Grey Teal x Mallard pair with young

Postby andrewcrossland » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:37 pm

another pic

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Re: Grey Teal x Mallard pair with young

Postby Liam Ballard » Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:02 pm

Mallards eh? As if there weren't enough of them to go around...
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Re: Grey Teal x Mallard pair with young

Postby Clinton9 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:48 pm

Father Grey Teal and mother Mallard duck and hybrid ducklings ???

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