Black Mallard

Black Mallard Duck

Found an interesting black mallard duck at Lower City Park in Iowa City.

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Anonymous says ... on Saturday, Jul 14 at 11:11 AM

Wild mallard crossed with domestick stock

Kara Boatner says ... on Wednesday, Apr 4 at 8:48 PM

I can tell you that it is a Black Mallard. I have hatched out 2 black Mallards. I have both parents, pure bred mallards, green heads. We just hatched out a white Mallard also, we have never seen this before...Too Cool...

Julia says ... on Saturday, Mar 24 at 2:10 PM

My son, who is an avid duck hunter and studying to be a wildlife biologist, believes it may be a widgeon.

Anonymous says ... on Thursday, Mar 22 at 12:30 PM

Looks more like a widgeon cross with possibly a mallard, maybe a black duck. I've seen mallard black duck crosses and that definitely isnt a mallard black cross. If i had to take a wild guess id say widgeon mallard cross or widgeon black duck cross.

Anonymous says ... on Wednesday, Mar 21 at 10:41 PM

That duck looks somewhat different other than the color...from other mallards. The shape of the head and the its bill is different. Are we sure that it is a mallard?

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