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Pekin X Wild Mallard Hybrids?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Kneedles, Aug 9, 2014.

  1. Kneedles

    Kneedles Chirping

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    I recently saw these three birds at a private estate. They were at a stream where there were also many Pekin Ducks and some wild Mallards close by, so can someone please confirm my suspicion that these are hybrids between the two?

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  2. Eluria

    Eluria Chirping

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    I am new to this, but they look like Welsh Harlequins to me.
     
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  3. Eluria

    Eluria Chirping

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  4. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Crowing 8 Years

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    They're a domestic breed called a Welsh Harlequin. Most Pekin and Mallard Hybrids look like big mallards with maybe some white on them.
     
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