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Mallard (male)
Anas platyrhynchos

Mallard (male)
Mallard (male)
Mallard (male)
Mallard (male)

Size: 24 inches
Overall Color: green and brown and gray
Occurrence: near water
Diet: aquatic vegetation, grain, insects
Nest: dish
Field Identification: green head, yellow bill
Season: year-round

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: anseriformes
Family: 01 Anatidae (geese,ducks,swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: platyrhynchos

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