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Mallard (female)

Anas platyrhynchos

Description:

The male birds have a bright green or blue head, while the female's is light brown. The Mallard lives in wetlands, eats water plants, and is gregarious. It is also migratory.

Habitat:

Northern Hemisphere, North America from southern and central Alaska to Mexico, the Hawaiian Islands, and across Eurasia, from Iceland and southern Greenland and parts of Morocco (North Africa) in the west, Scandinavia to the north, and to Siberia, Japan, and China in the east


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Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Lat: 42.36, Long: -71.06

Spotted on Aug 14, 2010
Submitted on Jul 27, 2011

Spotted for mission

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