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anas platyrhynchos

  1. Lest we forget

    Lest we forget

    Even the drab and ordinary female Mallards are quite beautiful birds, deserving of a post now and then.
  2. SF:Still Life in motion

    SF:Still Life in motion

  3. 17-Canard colvert Anas platyrhynchos Mallard- 23 janvier 2020.jpg

    17-Canard colvert Anas platyrhynchos Mallard- 23 janvier 2020.jpg

    Canard colvert - Anas platyrhynchos - Mallard
  4. 1519 Mallard f BF.jpg

    1519 Mallard f BF.jpg

    Erupted from a ditch by the track and flew left into the sun - could have turned right which would have made it much easier
  5. Geese and Ducks

    Geese and Ducks

  6. Mallard (drakes)

    Mallard (drakes)

    Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos subsp. platyrhynchos) Species sexually dimorphic, two drakes. Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, Grayson County, Texas, USA. The refuge is on the Big Mineral Arm of Lake Texoma which is formed by the damming of the Red River. An intermixing of Blackland Prairie and...
  7. Mallard (male)

    Mallard (male)

    Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos subsp. platyrhynchos) Species sexually dimorphic, male. Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, Grayson County, Texas, USA. The refuge is on the Big Mineral Arm of Lake Texoma which is formed by the damming of the Red River. An intermixing of Blackland Prairie and Cross...
  8. Mallard Female

    Mallard Female

  9. Mallard Adult male

    Mallard Adult male

  10. Male: eclipse plumage

    Male: eclipse plumage

  11. "Alright Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up" - Duckling

    "Alright Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up" - Duckling

    This little fellow followed me along the Bridgewater Canal in Lymm. Seemed like he was all alone, but he looked healthy enough and was cheeky enough so I think he was okay ;-) I know it's a 'cute' shot, but hey they ARE cute ha ha
  12. Mother Knows Best

    Mother Knows Best

    Couldn't help but take this cute shot of a female Mallard and her ducklings at Carr Mill Dam St. Helens on Merseyside.
  13. Last of the Mohicans SF

    Last of the Mohicans SF

  14. Female Mallard with young

    Female Mallard with young

    Taken earlier this year, a female with young one.
  15. Juvenile Mallard

    Juvenile Mallard

    Taken at Ipsley Pool, Redditch. A young male, one of this year's brood, just developing it's adult head colour.
  16. Mallard - Male

    Mallard - Male

    The Mallard was having a calm evening time in the pond.
  17. Mallard - Female

    Mallard - Female

    The Female having a leisurely time during the evening hours.
  18. Mallard - Male

    Mallard - Male

    I was on a short trip to Japan and visited few ponds in the city of Tokyo. I got some close shots of Mallards. This Male had the entire pond to itself and its female companion ;)
  19. Very Young Mallards

    Very Young Mallards

  20. Wonder why I am bigger than the other girls?  The boys like me anyway.

    Wonder why I am bigger than the other girls? The boys like me anyway.

    Another Hybrid Mallard. Apparently a female, no curled tail feathers.
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