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Mallard

(Anas platyrhynchos)
Alternate name(s): "Wild Duck"
Size: 50-65 cm; wing span 80-100 cm
Weight: 0.7-1.6 kg
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Mallard at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "caesia"

No photos available from Oman yet, but have obtained photos in Europe.

Call(s)/Song

For this species we have recorded the following call(s)/song. The interpretation of their meaning is our own; comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome.

mallard_dw_20190413.m4a caesia
(Ctl Poland)
Pair (in flight) © MD

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