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Taxonomy: Order Anseriformes >> Family Anatidae >> Genus Anas

Pacific Black Duck (Unique ID: 11003)
Pacific Black Duck
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Species: Pacific Black Duck (Anas superciliosa)
Location: ---, Queenstown, New Zealand
Age: ---     Plumage: ---     Activity: swimming
Sex: ---     Visibility: full body     Quantity: single
Photographer: Bob Gress     Date: February 6, 2017
Equipment: Canon EOS 7D Mark II     Megapixels: 12.0

Notes: This bird is a Pacific Black Duck X Mallard. It is a hybrid and easily recognized by the blue speculum. If it were a pure Pacific Black Duck it would have a green speculum.


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