Mallard-Common Teal Hybrid

Taxidermy case of hybrid male between Mallard and Teal by Edward Hart.

Taxidermy case of hybrid male between Mallard and Teal. According to Edward Hart, writing on 29 April 1927, 'Hybrid between Mallard and Teal; (No.1): male hybrid, January 4th 1861. Obtained by Anthony Savage at Hornby Decoy. This hybrid was formerly called the 'Bimaculated Duck'. Both the colouring and marking of the feathers clearly shows the parentage. The round spots on the chestnut breast and also the colour of legs. Mounted by me'.

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