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Mallard Duck

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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Michelle Parish
Spotted by
Michelle Parish

Oregon, USA

Lat: 44.05, Long: -123.04

Spotted on Oct 27, 2012
Submitted on Oct 27, 2012

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