[CT Birds] Mallard hybrid

Alex Coffey coughster at gmail.com
Fri Mar 23 21:24:05 EDT 2007

[ORIGINALLY SENT 3/23/07, 10:07AM]

Hi Milan,

Some might say I'm splitting hairs, but I think it's important to clarify -
hybrids refer to the result of one species breeding with another species.
That Mallard there is a domestic/barnyard Mallard (all Mallard genes, just
domesticated ones). I call these guys "yuck ducks."

--Alex Coffey

On 3/23/07, Miley Bull <mbull at ctaudubon.org> wrote:
> Check out this photo of a mallard hybrid for comparison:
> http://www.flickr.mud.yahoo.com/photos/sylpics/114470098/in/photostream/
> Milan Bull
> Milan G. Bull
> Senior Director of Science and Conservation
> Connecticut Audubon Society
> 2325 Burr St.
> Fairfield, CT 06824
> (203) 259-6305 ext. 113
> mbull at ctaudubon.org

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