Mallard
Anas platyrhynchos

– medium-sized duck, largest dabbling duck
– nocturnal migrant, to lesser extend diurnal
– mostly migrates pairwise or in small flocks in formation
– regularly mixed with other ducks

BIF728_MPU_I8Z6203_100113_mall-1-AD-M-BREED_d_leipzig
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos, M AD BREED
BIF0728, 13/01/2010, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF729_MPU_I8Z3361_091204_mall-1-AD-M-BREED_d_leipzig
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos, M AD BREED
BIF0729, 04/12/2009, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF730_MPU_I8Z6868_100201_mall-1-AD-M-BREED_d_leipzig
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos, M AD BREED
BIF0730, 01/02/2010, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF731_MPU_I8Z3338_091204_mall-1-AD-F_d_leipzig
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos, F AD
BIF0731, 04/12/2009, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF732_MPU_2664_080915_mall-AD-1M-1F-NONBREED_d_ruegen
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos, M F AD NBREED
BIF0732, 15/09/2008, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF733_MPU_I8Z6799_100201_mall-AD-1M-1F_d_leipzig
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos, M F AD BREED
BIF0733, 01/02/2010, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF734_MPU_I8Z3002_091203_mall-3-AD-M-BREED_d_leipzig
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos, M AD BREED
BIF0734, 03/12/2009, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF735_MPU_I8Z1219_090726_mall-FL-AD-M-ECL_nshov-1-AD-F_d_havelland
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos, M AD NBREED
Northern Shoveler Anas clyptaea, F AD
BIF0735, 26/07/2009, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF736_MPU_I8Z1221_090726_mall-FL-AD-M-ECL_nshov-1-AD-F_d_havelland
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos, M ADNBREED
Northern Shoveler Anas clyptaea, F AD
BIF0736, 26/07/2009, Havelland, Germany, Mathias PutzeBIF737_MPU_I1Q0558_121031_mall-FL_d_nuthe-nieplitz-niederung
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos
BIF0737, 31/10/2012, Nuthe-nieplitz-Niederung, Germany, Mathias PutzeBIF738_MPU_I8Z8876_100211_mall-FL_d_havelland
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos
BIF0738, 11/02/2010, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF739_MPU_I1Q7389_140314_mall-FL_gadw-FL_d_havelland
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos
Gadwall Anas s. strepera
BIF0739, 14/03/2014, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF763-3_PFR00216_1-11_090410_mall-platyrchynchos-1-M-FC_d_nurnberg_REF-S
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos, M AD, calls in flight
BIF0763, 10/04/2009, Nürnberg, Germany, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector

BIF764-3_PFR03720_1-11_100321_mall-platyrchynchos-3-M-F-FC_d_lpz_REF-S
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos, M F AD, calls in flight
BIF0764, 21/03/2010, Leipzig, Germany, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector

BIF765-3_PFR09808-3_1-11_140305_mall-platyrchynchos-1-F-FC_d_whbruch_MS
Mallard Anas p. platyrhynchos, F AD, calls in flight
BIF0765, 05/03/2014, Wildenhainer Bruch, Germany, Patrick Franke
Sennheiser MKH 60/30

comparison species:
Gadwall
Northern Pintail
Northern Shoveler

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