Bird Pictures Archive

Record details

BirdPix:   7629
Province:   Gauteng
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2628AA
Observer:   Paton Anthony
Date of record:   2010-11-12
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Mallard are feral at several places in and around Johannesburg. I record them on SABAP2 full protocol lists because they are of interest and concern due to their ability to spread, survive and hybridize with several indiginous duck species.
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:19:50
Sp. code:   10015
Species name:   Hybrid Anas platyrhynchos subsp. domestica
Common name:   Mallard Hybrid -- Mengel Groenkopeend
Family:   Anatidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Mallard
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-7629
VM-number: 7629 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:  
Date:   2014-05-01 06:33:23
Species name:   Hybrid Anas platyrhynchos subsp. domestica -- Mallard Hybrid; Mengel Groenkopeend
Species code:   10015

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