Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The growth of a fuzzy duck

Some sort of domestic/wild Mallard hybrid, apparently the youngest of several like it in the park, photographed on weekly birdbox-inspecting trips:

April 7th

April 14th:

April 21:

April 28:

May 5:

May 19th (didn't see it the previous week):

Note the development of green iridescence on the bird's head in later images.

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