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Birds from Today, SoCentral PA, 5-31-20

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1. Wood Duck? Sorry for the bad photo. 

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2. Northern Rough Winged Sparrow?

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3. No idea

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In my opinion, the first photo doesn't look like a Wood Duck at all. The bill is too large and its head shape is wrong.

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I see a dark bill, a head that looks dark green over rusty, mostly whitish underneath, dark trailing side of the wings.  Green-winged Teal?  The neck and breast look too dark but I'm attributing that to shadow.

Check the fifth photo:

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Green-winged_Teal/id

But I don't like that diagnosis very much.  The bill looks too heavy.

 

Edited by Charlie Spencer

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It does sort of look like that photo. I wasn't  sure if they were still in our area. 

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I can see where @Charlie Spencer is getting Green-winged Teal with the head pattern but I agree bill shape is wrong.

I like a molting male Mallard or some sort of Mallard hybrid here. Mix of green and brown on head, brownish chest, grayish body, white outer tail feathers, white underwing coverts, plus Bill shape looks better for Mallard to me

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