Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school


Anas platyrhynchos


Male: glossy green head, white collar, cinnamon breast, grey belly and light brown wings. Female: mottled brown to buff.


Wetlands of northern hemisphere. Resting in a pound during a rainy day.


Note the perfect rain protection the feathers provide. The water stays on the top of the plumage, not filtering to the deepest layers.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Nov 17, 2012
Submitted on Dec 12, 2012

Related Spottings

Anas platyrhynchos Mallard Duck Ánade real Mallard duck( female)

Nearby Spottings

Canada Goose fruit fly Mouse Spotting


Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors