[CT Birds] ID help Please

Peter Thompson pthompson234 at gmail.com
Tue May 2 17:42:34 EDT 2017


Looks perfectly fine for Mallard to me. Shoveler's bill would be noticeably
large. Hard to judge size from a photo but it looks too large for a teal or
anything like that.

Peter Thompson
Coventry, CT

On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 5:17 PM, David R. Holmes via CTBirds <
ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:

> Looks kind of Shovelerish. did it appear small?
> ---- Don Morgan via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> > I keep trying but I can't convince myself this bird is just a  hen
> Mallard.
> >  The color in the pictures reflects accurately what I  saw, and the
> overall
> > impression was a very light color. It was an overcast,  gray day. I'm
> > thinking some sort of hybrid but I really have no clue. Sorry for  the
> quality of
> > the pics - long ways away and low light.
> >
> > https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ow9acjn7b215hh2/AAA2wVmcv-
> rznNsE9Qn-SdMwa?dl=0
> > If it asks you to sign in click the X upper right corner and  you should
> be
> > able to see the pictures.
> >
> > Don Morgan
> > Coventry,  Ct
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Peter Thompson


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