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Mallard Duck

ˈmælɑrd/ or /ˈmælərd/


The male birds (drakes) have a glossy green head and are grey on wings and belly, while the females have mainly brown-speckled plumage. This species is the ancestor of most breeds of domestic ducks


Ponds, rivers, & Lakes, Mallards live in wetlands, eat water plants and small animals, and are gregarious.


This duck was in a pond next to my doctor's office in Franklin.

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Indiana, USA

Spotted on Apr 18, 2013
Submitted on Apr 18, 2013

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