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BirdPix:   63211
Province:   North West
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2627CC
Observer:   Archer A.M.
Date of record:   2018-10-27
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Was in pool at farmhouse with what looked like female. Excapee or crossbeed?
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
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:   Unknown duck
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-63211
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 63211 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Looks like Mallard crossing. Shoveler or Pochard bill.
Date:   2018-10-30 18:06:40
Species name:   Hybrid Anas platyrhynchos subsp. domestica -- Mallard Hybrid; Mengel Groenkopeend
Species code:   10015

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