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Mallard ( Male)

Anas platyrhynchos

Description:

The male birds (drakes) have a glossy green head and are grey on wings and belly, while the females have mainly brown-speckled plumage. Mallards live in wetlands, eat water plants and small animals, and are gregarious. This species is the ancestor of most breeds of domestic ducks.

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Ricardo Salgueiro
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Ricardo Salgueiro

Portugal

Spotted on Feb 24, 2015
Submitted on Mar 15, 2015

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