Unusual Sight Record for Utah
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Utah Bird Records Committee

Rec. # 2019-07
Mexican Duck
  (as ssp.)

Date first observed: 13 Sep 2018
Big Cottonwood Park, Salt Lake County


  • 13 Sep 2018 -  Kenny Frisch  [Record #2019-07] (Photos)

Sight Records:


Records Committee Review:

  Date Posted


1st round: 21 Mar 2019 5 acc, 1 not, 1 nat, 1 nas
2nd round: 13 Jul 2019 6 acc, 1 nas
Completed: 11 Sep 2019 Accepted


Summary:  Since there were no signs of hybridization, which would be very common, the committee accepted this as a pure Mexican Duck which at present is a subspecies of Mallard according to the AOS, but may in the future be considered its own species.
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