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Mottled, Mottled/American Black Hybrid, and Mottled/Mallard hybrid are all considered normal at this location. Full on Black would be a lifer for me, but don't know if it can be called or not from these shots. 

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45 minutes ago, Connor Cochrane said:

Looking through these, all three of these bird stand out as hybrids to me. The pale faces, and white on the upper wing outline the blue, none seem to have all the features of a pure American Black Duck.

Pure black would be rare, so it probably is the hybrids, but can you point out where the white outlining the blue is? I'm having a hard time seeing that.

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2 hours ago, meghann said:

Pure black would be rare, so it probably is the hybrids, but can you point out where the white outlining the blue is? I'm having a hard time seeing that.

In the second phot of where the bird has it's upper wing facing us, you can see it, it's an extremely thin row of white feathers

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