Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard) is a species of birds in the family Anatidae. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to the Palearctic, Australia, Ethiopia, The Neotropics, Asia, The Nearctic, United States, China, Aruba, Iceland, Eritrea, Netherlands Antilles, Bangladesh, Poland, Uzbekistan, Faroe Islands, Finland, Trinidad And Tobago, Haiti, Switzerland, Latvia, Kyrgyzstan, Iraq, Turkmenistan, Bermuda, Taiwan, Malta, Saint-Pierre Et Miquelon, Andorra, Bhutan, Cyprus, Costa Rica, Myanmar, Belize, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, North Korea, Croatia, Italy, Ireland, India, Egypt, Ethiopia, Germany, Belarus, Albania, Morocco, Turkey, Armenia, Bahrain, Algeria, Syria, France, The Philippines, South Korea, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kenya, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Czech Republic, Russia, South Georgia And The South Sandwich Islands, Israel, Vietnam, Slovenia, Lithuania, Hungary, Belgium, Colombia, Mauritania, Turks And Caicos Islands, Azerbaijan, Serbia, The Netherlands, Falkland Islands, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Pakistan, Ukraine, Norway, Kuwait, Nepal, Canada, Somalia, Sweden, San Marino, Puerto Rico, Kazakhstan, The Bahamas, Jordan, Denmark, Tunisia, Mongolia, Nicaragua, United Kingdom, Greece, Montenegro, Georgia, Macedonia, Hong Kong, Honduras, United States, Afghanistan, Estonia, Portugal, Slovakia, Yemen, Lebanon, Oman, Panama, Bulgaria, Japan, Tajikistan, Northern Mariana Islands, Spain, Iran, Romania, Liechtenstein, Moldova, Austria, Guatemala, Greenland, Guam, Mexico, and Cuba. They are diurnal omnivores. Individuals can grow to 98 cm. Reproduction is dioecious. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on flight to move around.
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