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Mallard

Anas platyrhynchos

Description:

a very common & widespread North American duck. Mallards can hybridize with other species. The Pekin Duck & Indian Runner Duck are both descendants of the Mallard. The male does not help the female rear the ducklings.

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North Augusta, South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Dec 31, 2012
Submitted on Jan 1, 2013

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