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10 hours ago, Aidan B said:

I probably don't have enough knowledge to call this bird, but compare it to these. I don't know if mallards can ever look similar to this bird. 




It does look similar to those, but IMO the back on @BirdNrd’s bird isn’t as dark as those. 

@AlexHenry @DLecy @Connor Cochrane

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Seems like a good candidate for Mallard x Mexican Duck as Aidan said, although I don’t know enough about this species complex to say for sure.

I guess the main issue is ruling out, say, a immature male Mallard, or a male Mallard that’s still fully in eclipse plumage. It does seem like the wrong time of year for them to be in those plumages though

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