Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos

Length 1.9 ft (58.4 cm)
Wingspan 2.9 ft (88.9 cm)
Weight 2.2 lb (997.9 g)
Clutch Size 9-13
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, EU, AF, AS

A Mallard is probably the most recognizable and best known duck in the U.S. It is also the most hunted. They are found through North America, Europe and parts of Asia and Africa. They are year round in the S.F. Bay Area.

Mallard's are dabbling ducks. They are omnivorous.

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