Mallard

photo by Richard Bartz

Scientific classification

Order

Anseriformes

Family

Anatidae

Subfamily

Anas

Species

platyrhynchos

Appearance

* Large duck with greyish-brown plumage and green head (male). The female is totally brown.
* Prominent orange legs
* Size: 50-60 cm

Habitat

Wetlands

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

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