Mallard

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The Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) is a dabbling duck which ranges over the full Holarctic Region. Within the AWB Region it is resident across the Maghreb and Libyan coastal areas. In Egypt and Sudan it is mainly a winter visitor to the Nile Valley habitat. It is resident over most of Turkey and NW Iran, in the South Caucasus it is mostly a summer breeder. It winters in suitable areas across Cyprus and the Levant and with a large area in Southern Iraq. It is resident in many isolated areas across Arabia particularly in the UAE.

Order:  Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus:  Anas


Species... Anas platyrhynchos
Mallard - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Mallard - Species - ebird.org
Mallard - Facts - rspb.org.uk
Mallard - Guide - borealbirds.org
Mallard - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org


Additional Material...
Mallard - Images - google.com
Mallard - Video - youtube.com
Mallard -Datazone - birdlife.org

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