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Old 01-03-09, 09:00 PM
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Question Some sort of duck?

Can anybody tell me what this bird is. It was with a male Mallard on Worthington Lakes (Wigan)
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Old 02-03-09, 12:23 AM
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Can anybody tell me what this bird is.It was with a male Mallard on Worthington Lakes (Wigan)
Hi Silverbirder

It's a domestic duck, they are derived from Mallards which is why they associate with them. They sometimes interbreed with wild Mallards coming up with some weird and wonderful plumage combinations

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Old 02-03-09, 01:37 PM
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Thumbs up Worthington Lakes Wigan

In case anyone was wondering where exactly Worthington Lakes in Wigan are I was here's a link...

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=wort...39096&t=h&z=15

Thanks for the post SilverBirder. I look forward to more information about your patch.
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