Help identifying a bird please.

 
Mike Pearce
 
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12 September 2017 12:01
 

Thanks for the comments - no wonder I couldn’t find it in any guides!
Mike

 
Jeff Hazell (Levels-birder)
 
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11 September 2017 17:28
 

Looks very much like one of several different colour-forms of Swedish Duck - a fairly common domestic duck, not a wild bird.

 
Richard Pratt
 
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10 September 2017 15:50
 

Hybrid, possibly Muscovy/mallard or domestic white farmyard duck?

 
Jen Harley
 
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10 September 2017 08:03
 

Welcome the the forums.

My guess would be that it is a common /hybrid duck - we have some on Cheddar reservoir that look like that and hang out all year around with the Mallards (but are larger than mallards).

 
Mike Pearce
 
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09 September 2017 16:31
 

Hi… first post here… can anyone help me identify this bird please:
https://twitter.com/deepreality/status/906539039884541952
https://twitter.com/deepreality/status/906544773573562368
Seen this afternoon at Chew Valley Lake from the road near Herons Green Bay. It looked very black on site in the dull light, but having tweaked the photo a little it appears more brown.
Thanks for your help.
Mike