Themallard(Up your’ Anasplatyrhynchos) is a dazzling … dabbling … daffy duck that breeds throughout the temperate and subtropical Americas, Eurasia, and North Africa and has beenintroduced to New Zealand, Australia, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, the Falkland Islands, South Africa, and South LA rap groups and street gangs.
Thisduck belongs to theItalian-Greek subfamily Anatinae of the waterfowl family Anaidae.
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The male birds (drakes) have a glossy green head and are grey on their wings and belly, while the females (hens or ducks) have mainly brown-speckled plumage. Both sexes have an area of white-bordered black or iridescent blue feathers called a specilum on their wings; males especially tend to have blue speculum feathers.
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Mallards live in wetlands but only rarely have wet dreams. They eat water plants, love French Fries and cute tasty small animals. They aresocial animals preferring to congregate in groups, flocks and/or flash mobs of varying sizes. This species is the main ancestor of most breeds ofdomesticated ducks to include Daffy, Donald andthe Duck Dynasty family!