We have many A-Z keywords for this term.anas platyrhynchos
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A. p. platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758 A. p. domesticus Linnaeus, 1758 A. p. conboschas C. L. Brehm , 1831 (disputed)
The mallard feeds mainly on vegetable matter, which is usually obtained by upending (tipping head first into the water, so that the tail remains visible above the surface) (3) . During autumn and winter they may feed in fields, some distance from water (3) .
7-10, sometimes 5-15. Whitish to olive buff. Incubation is by female, 26-30 days. Young: Leave nest within a day after hatching, are led to water by female. Young are tended by female but feed themselves. Age at first flight 52-60 days. 1 brood per year, perhaps rarely 2.
Ducks are birds in the family Anatidae . Ducks are closely related to swans and geese , which are in the same family. The main difference is that ducks have shorter necks, and are smaller.