mottled in brown and buff; darker eye patch; black bill (Zoo; 2008-09-18)

Marbled Duck
Marmaronetta angustirostris

Native Range: Eurasia

Notes: a well-named dabbling duck with a marbled brown and buff plumage; quite unusual among ducks with respect to having no sexual dimorphism; also distinctive in its habit of frequenting pools in deserts.

no sexual dimorphism (Zoo; 2008-09-18)

an unusually pale and distinctive small duck (Zoo; 2008-09-18)