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 - Mallard
 - Mallard

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Nancy Drilling, Rodger D. Titman, and Frank McKinney
Version: 1.0 — Published January 1, 2002

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Figure 1. Distribution of the Mallard in North America - Range Map
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of the Mallard in North America

Distribution of the Mallard (Anas p. platyrhynchos) in North and Middle America. Additional (introduced) populations breed south to the dashed blue line. A. p. conboschas is largely resident in Greenland. Range of Mexican Mallard (A. p. diazi) indicated by solid gray line (year-round) and dashed gray line (winter). The Mallard also breeds in Europe, Asia, the Virgin Is., Hawaiian Is., Australia, and New Zealand. See text for details.

Recommended Citation

Drilling, N., R. D. Titman, and F. McKinney (2002). Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), version 1.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.