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Domesticated ducks are ducks that are raised for meat, eggs and down. Many ducks are also kept for show, as pets, or for their ornamental value. Almost all varieties of domesticated duck are descended from the mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), apart from the Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata).

Similar species: Ducks, Geese, Etc.
Species identified by Daniel Strutt
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By Daniel Strutt

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Uploaded May 25, 2015. Captured May 23, 2015 05:51 in Bentley Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk IP9, UK.
  • DMC-FZ72
  • f/5.7
  • 10/5000s
  • ISO100
  • 203.19mm