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Jack Dykinga / Flocks of Mallard ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) taking off in tree-lined wetlands. Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico, USA.
John Waters / Slow motion clip of a Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) duckling chasing and catching Mayfly (Ephemeroptera) emerging from River Kennet, Hungerford, Berkshire, England, UK, June.
George Sanker / Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) pair greeting on snow-covered pond. Acadia National Park, Maine, USA.
George Sanker / Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)pair greeting on snow-covered pond. Acadia National Park, Maine, USA.
Bence Mate / Flock of Mallard ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) taking off, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. December.
Ross Hoddinott / Mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos) drake swimming through reflection of house, Bude canal, Cornwall, UK. April 2015.
David Pattyn / Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) portrait while calling. The Netherlands. April..
David Pattyn / Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) female and young. The Netherlands. May 2014
David Pattyn / Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) female. The Netherlands.April 2014
Bernard Castelein / RF - Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) female with ducklings on water, Kruibeke, Belgium. April. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Bernard Castelein / Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) male, shaking feathers after bathing, Peerdsbos, Brasschaat, Belgium. February.