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 Post subject: Duck: Mallard
Unread postPosted: Sat Aug 16, 2008 9:37 am 
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Could you please confirm bird id?

Seen at Dikhololo December 2007

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? Northern Shoveler

The bird guides mention chestnut underparts which I cannot see and it is also mentioned as an occasional vagrant.

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Eugene, I think that your 2nd bird is a mallard duck.


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 Post subject: Mallard
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And another few?? Hope no one minds?? :?

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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Hi Yolande,

Mallard and chicks

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