Saturday, 19 December 2009

Half way to America...

From a bit of SCB, surfing the net - this appears to be an American Wigeon x Pintail

5 comments:

Errol said...

American x Chiloe escapee?

Steve Blain said...

This looks a bit like a hybrid Mallard x Wigeon to me?

Steve Blain said...

In addition, there are some fascinating photos and discussion of these types of hybrids here:
http://www.flickr.com/groups/hybridbirds/discuss/72157602138727296/

Steve Blain said...

OK, this bird fits better - an American Wigeon x Pintail hybrid - http://www.flickr.com/photos/rjm284/2323563048/in/pool-hybridbirds

Richard Bashford said...

Cheers Steve, Agree, it does look like Am wigeon x Pintail. It does have the pintail look about it. Well, we're getting ever closer to an American Wigeon then...

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