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All pictures taken this morning in Central Park.

A friend of mine thinks that is a Canada Goose, but I've never seen one with this dark coloring.  What is this?

 

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This appears to be a common Central Park bird, but It's my first ID of the type:

 

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Can this possibly be the Mandarin Duck that mysteriously appeared in NYC?

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2 minutes ago, hbvol50 said:

First looks fine for Canada Goose, 2nd is American Coot

Thanks - I just edited the post - can you ID the third form the crappy zoomed pictures?  I was looking for the mysterious Mandarin Duck that showed up in our ponds.

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1 minute ago, The Bird Nuts said:

Agree, Canada Goose and American Coot.

Thanks - I just edited the post - can you ID the third form the crappy zoomed pictures?  I was looking for the mysterious Mandarin Duck that showed up in our ponds.

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The last bird is unidentifiable, but I'd guess it's a female Mallard since it looks like there is a male Mallard to the left of it.

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7 minutes ago, The Bird Nuts said:

The last bird is unidentifiable, but I'd guess it's a female Mallard since it looks like there is a male Mallard to the left of it.

Agreed. I'm not seeing anything that suggests it's the Mandarin.

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