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  • Scientific Names
    • Anas platyrhynchos
    • Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos
    • Anas platyrynchos
  • French
    • canard colvert
  • English
    • Mallard
    • Mallard Duck
  • Spanish
    • Pato de collar
  • German
    • Stockente
  • Japanese
    • マガモ
  • Portuguese
    • Pato-bravo
    • Pato-real
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • MALL
  • Italian
    • Germano reale

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

finatic

Date

December 20, 2014 09:47 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Domesticated Duck Anas platyrhynchos ssp. domesticus

Observer

finatic

Date

December 21, 2014 08:04 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

valpasq

Date

December 20, 2014 08:04 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

pekin duck Anas platyrhynchos ssp. domesticus

Observer

sambiology

Date

December 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

sambiology

Date

December 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

sambiology

Date

December 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

alicehulslander

Date

December 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

maryeford

Date

December 21, 2014 11:05 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

December 19, 2014 06:11 PM EST

Description

NatGeo ducks after dark.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

December 15, 2014 11:55 AM EST

Description

NatGeo ducks.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mallard Duck Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 7, 2014 04:13 PM NZDT

Description

Wild/feral duck that likes dropping in on locals for a feed.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

meurkc

Date

December 20, 2014

Description

from presumably nesting/resting duck in shrubland on dunes above wetland

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Description from Wikipedia

The Mallard (/ˈmælɑrd/ or /ˈmælərd/) or Wild Duck (Anas platyrhynchos) is a dabbling duck which breeds throughout the temperate and subtropical Americas, Europe, Asia, and North Africa, and has been introduced to New Zealand and Australia. This duck belongs to the subfamily Anatinae of the waterfowl family Anatidae.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.