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Mallard duck

Anas platyrhynchos

Habitat:

Same as a goose

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2 Comments

williamraysanchez
williamraysanchez 9 years ago

Thanks very much

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

Hi William, and welcome to Project Noah! There are quite a few differences between ducks and geese. You can find out more here:
http://scienceray.com/biology/what-is-th...
Also, the scientific name for your mallard duck is Anas platyrhynchos. You can add it to your spotting by clicking on Edit this spotting and then saving changes.

williamraysanchez
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williamraysanchez

Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA

Spotted on Mar 13, 2012
Submitted on Mar 14, 2012

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