This is my first time to see this kind of duck at the Twin Ponds Park in Shoreline.

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I thought this is a wood duck.

But when I checked with my old shots of wood ducks of female and male . . .

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See, the duck I shot today has the male head with the red eyes, but the body is the feature of female wood duck. >:O

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A half male and half female?

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Or a half wood duck and half mallard?