Grey duck (Anas superciliosa)

Posted by unozig on Tue Jan 26, 2021 7:22 am

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The New Zealand grey duck population is believed to be extensively hybridised with introduced mallards to such an extent that few pure grey ducks may now exist, hence its “critical” conservation status.

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by Ron Day on Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:44 pm
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The top view is unique and works well to show off the lovely markings on this duck. Nicely done, Zig!

by Carol Clarke on Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:15 pm
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Very similar to the female mallard, you can see why the drakes could get confused, Zig.

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