To: canberra birds <>
Subject: Hybrid Duck at ANU [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
From: Dimitris Bertzeletos <>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 09:49:37 +0300

Thanks for your replies so far,

PBD x (dom.) Mallard is probably the most logical combo as well (too big for a teal species to be involved...). Anyone know how serious the mixing of the two is in the ACT?


Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 16:13:23 +1000
Subject: RE: [canberrabirds] Hybrid Duck at ANU [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Based on overall size, shape of head, and colour of legs, I suggest this is a Pacific Black Duck x Mallard hybrid.

Harvey Perkins
CRC Strategy and Communication Section
Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research


From: Dimitris Bertzeletos [
Sent: Thursday, 27 August 2009 4:00 PM
To: canberra birds
Subject: [canberrabirds] Hybrid Duck at ANU

Hello all,

A while back I posted of a possible PBD x Chestnut Teal on sullivans' creak, ANU. Well today the bird was back and I had my camera with me. =)

Anyone else reckon he's that combination or anything else for that matter? One parent is, imo, definitely a PBD.

Cheers and thanks!


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