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crested Mallard couple crested Mallard couple Anas platyrhynchos,Fall,France,Geotagged,Mallard Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Awesome shot - I had no idea that mallards could have crests! Posted 10 days ago
    1. Oh, and can you please add the geotag? Thanks! Posted 10 days ago
    2. Thanks a lot Posted 10 days ago
    3. Neither did I, had to look it up, looks to be a breed:
      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crested_(duck_breed)
      Posted 10 days ago

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The mallard is a dabbling duck that breeds throughout the temperate and subtropical Americas, Eurasia, and North Africa and has been introduced to New Zealand, Australia, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, the Falkland Islands, and South Africa. This duck belongs to the subfamily Anatinae of the waterfowl family Anatidae. The male birds have a glossy green head and are grey on wings and belly while the females have mainly brown-speckled plumage. Both sexes have an area of white-bordered black.. more

Similar species: Ducks, Geese, Etc.
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Dec 2, 2019. Captured Nov 30, 2019 12:05 in 356 Cours de la Libération, 33400 Talence, France.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/6.3
  • 1/250s
  • ISO2500
  • 552mm