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These photos taken recently in scottsdale, Arizona. Does not look like a typical mallard to me. Has a breast spot also. Any help is appreciated.

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4 minutes ago, Trevor L. said:

It’s just a domestic form of the Mallard. They can be quite variable.

Thank you 

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 Someone told me a helpful key feature of domestic blood is to note the couple of curly tail feathers  - seen if you look closely at the second photo.

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5 hours ago, SirVive said:

 Someone told me a helpful key feature of domestic blood is to note the couple of curly tail feathers  - seen if you look closely at the second photo.

Wild Mallard drakes normally have this trait, so it’s not important in assessing for domestic/wild. What is more important is an aberrant plumage, size, shape, and/or behavior.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Mallard/media-browser/60021841

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