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They were seen today at DeSoto NWR near Missouri Valley, IA.  The two large ducks were nearly Mallard-sized--definitely much larger than the other dabbling ducks nearby.  To me, the pair look similar to each other, except for their bill color.  I don't believe I've seen them before, so whatever they are, they'd be my first new "Lifer" birds in over 2 years.  My guess is that they're American Black Ducks.  The smaller ducks, of which there were about 20, I believe are immature/non-breeding adult Blue-winged Teal.

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