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Mallard Duck - Anas platyrhynchos

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Mallard Duck - Anas platyrhynchos
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Contributed By: Sophie Read
Location Taken: From Eastern Road
Added: 8th February 2012
WINGSPAN: 81 - 95 cms

DIET: Grain, acorns, seeds, shoots and roots

DISTRIBUTION: Widespread throughout Europe, often seen in coastal and marshy areas, as well as urban areas such as parks with ponds

FACT: Mallard often feed during the night, when they feel safer out of the water on dry land

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