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Mallard

Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758

The Mallard (/ˈmælɑrd/ or /ˈmælərd/) or Wild Duck (Anas platyrhynchos) is a dabbling duck which breeds throughout the temperate and subtropical Americas, Europe, Asia, and North Africa, and has been introduced to New Zealand and Australia. This duck belongs to the subfamily Anatinae of the waterfowl family Anatidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Anas

Scientific:
  Anas platyrhynchos

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.125

Protonym:
  Anas platyrhynchos

Avibase ID:
  85625D75F2524457

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/85625D75

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175063

Geographic range:

  • Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos: Holarctic; winters to Mexico, North Africa, India and Borneo
  • Anas platyrhynchos conboschas: Coastal sw Greenland
English:
Mallard
Czech:
kachna divoká
German:
Stockente
Danish:
Gråand
Spanish:
Ánade azulón
Finnish:
sinisorsa
French:
Canard colvert
Icelandic:
Stokkönd
Italian:
Germano reale
Japanese:
Ma-gamo
Japanese:
マガモ
Dutch:
Wilde Eend
Norwegian:
Stokkand
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Stokkand
Polish:
krzyżówka
Portuguese:
Pato-real
Russian:
Кряква
Slovak:
kačica divá
Swedish:
gräsand
Ukrainian:
Крижень
Chinese:
绿头鸭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Canard colvert ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Mallard (Northern) ( Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos/conboschas)
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
Mallard (Northern) ( Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos/conboschas)
eBird version 2016:
Mallard (Northern) ( Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos/conboschas)
eBird version 2017:
Mallard (Northern) ( Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos/conboschas)
eBird version 2018:
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Anas platyrhynchos [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Anas [platyrhynchos or diazi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Groenkopeend, Mallard
Arabic: البُركة, البُركة بو الخصيف, الخضيري
Asturian: Coríu Rial
Azerbaijani: Yaşılbaş ördək
Belarusian: kryžanka, Качка-крыжанка, крыжанка
Bulgarian: diva patica, zelenoglavka, дива патица, Зеленоглава патица, Зеленоглава патица (ssp. platyrhynchos/conboschas), зеленоглавка
Bengali: নীলমাথা হাঁস
Breton: An houad-korz, Houad, houad-korz
Catalan: Ànec collverd, ànec coll-verd, Ànec domèstic, Collverd, Coll-verd
Catalan (Balears): Collverd
Valencian: Coll-verd
Montenegrin: patka gluvara
Czech: kachna divoká, kachna divoká holarktická/grónská
Chuvash: Кăвакал-хай
Welsh: Cors hwyad, Corshwyaden, Garan hwyad, hwyaden wyllt
Danish: Gråand
German: Stockente, Stockente (platyrhynchos/conboschas)
Greek: [prasinokefali], prasinokefali, Πρασινοκέφαλη, Πρασινοκέφαλη Πάπια, Πρασινοτζέφαλη
Greek (Cypriot): Πρασινοτζέφαλη
English: Common Mallard, Green-headed Mallard, Greenland Mallard, Mallard, Mallard (Northern), Mallard Duck, Mexican Duck, Northern Mallard
English (IOC): Mallard
English (Kenya): Mallard
English (Philippines): Mallard, Mallard (Northern)
Esperanto: platbeka anaso
Spanish: Anade Azulon, Anade Azulón, Ánade Azulón, Ánade Azulón (platyrhynchos/conboschas), Anade real, ánade real, Pato Cabeciverde, pato de collar, Pato Inglés, Pato Real
Spanish (Argentine): Azulón
Spanish (Chile): Pato de collar
Spanish (Colombia): Pato Real
Spanish (Costa Rica): Pato Cabeciverde
Spanish (Cuba): Pato Inglés
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Pato Inglés
Spanish (Ecuador): Pato de Collar
Spanish (Spain): Ánade Azulón, Ánade Azulón (platyrhynchos/conboschas)
Spanish (HBW): Ánade azulón (platyrhynchos/conboschas)
Spanish (Honduras): Pato de collar
Spanish (Mexico): Pato de Collar, Pato de Collar (Norteño)
Spanish (Nicaragua): Pato Cabeciverde
Spanish (Panama): Pato Cabeciverde, Pato Cabeciverde (platyrhynchos/conboschas)
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Pato Cabeciverde
Spanish (Uruguay): Pato Cabeciverde
Estonian: sinikael part, Sinikael-part
Basque: Ànec collverd, Basahate, Basahatea, etxe-ahate
Persian: اردک سرسبز
Finnish: Heinä- eli sinisorsa, Sinisorsa
Faroese: Stokkont, Stokk-ont, villdunna
French: Canard colvert, Canard colvert (du Nord), Canard colvert [platyrhynchos ou conboschas], Canard malard
Friulian: masurin, mazar, mazorin, raze grande
Frisian: wylde ein
Irish: alavanco real, Lacha Fhiáin, mallard, pato real
Gaelic: Lach, Lacha Chinn Naine, Tunnag Fhiadhaich
Galician: Alavanco real, Ànec collverd, Lavanco, Pato real
Manx: Laagh Voirrey, laagh voirrey , Thunnag Feie
Haitian Creole French: Kanna kolvèt
Hebrew: ברכיה, ברכיה (אירואסייתית), ברכייה
Croatian: Divlja Patka
Hungarian: Tõkés réce, tőkés réce, Tőkés réce (Északi)
Armenian: [Krnchan Bud ], Կռնչան Բադ
Indonesian: Itik kalung
Icelandic: stokkönd
Italian: germano reale
Inuktitut: Qeerlutooq
Japanese: Ao-kubi, Hon-gamo, magamo, Ma-gamo, magamo (platyrhynchos/conboschas)
Japanese: アオクビ, ホンガモ, マガモ, マガモ (platyrhynchos/conboschas)
Japanese (Kanji): 本鴨, 真鴨, 青首
Georgian: გარეული იხვი
Khakas: Сас öртек, Чазы öртегi
Kazakh: Барылдауық үйрек
Kazakh (Transliteration): barıldawık üyrek
Korean: 청둥오리
Korean (Transliteration): cheongdung-ori
Kashmiri: [Nilij]
Cornish: Hos gwyls, mallart
Scientific: Anas boschas, Anas platyrhynchos, Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos, Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos/conboschas
Ladino: anera salvaria
Luxembourgish: Stackint , Wëll Int
Ladin: Anera salvaria
Lithuanian: Didžioji antis
Latvian: mercene, meža pīle, Meža pīle (platyrhynchos/conboschas)
Macedonian: diva patka, дива патка, Патка глуварка
Mongolian: Зэрлэг нугас
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠵᠠᠷᠯᠢᠭ᠌ ᠨᠣᠭᠣᠰᠣ
Mongolian (Buryat): Һоно нугаһан
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠬᠡᠭᠡᠷ ᠵᠢᠨ ᠨᠣᠭᠣᠰᠣ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Зэрлэг нугас, Хээрийн нугас
Mongolian (Transliteration): hono nugahan, kheeriŋ nugas, zerleg nug as, zerleg nugas
Moldavian: Rață mare
Malay: Itik Melewar
Maltese: kuluvert
Dutch: Wilde Eend, Wilde Eend (Noordelijke)
Norwegian Nynorsk: Stokkand
Norwegian: Blåhals, Grasand, stokkand, stokkand (platyrhynchos/conboschas)
Polish: kaczka krzyżówka, krzyzówka, Krzyżówka, krzyżówka (ssp. platyrhynchos/conboschas), krzyżówka (zwyczajna), Krzyżówka zwyczajna
Pinyin: chén wù, dà hóng-tuǐ yā, dà lǜ-tóu, dà má-yā, dà yě-yā, duì yā, fú, guān yā, lǜ-tóu yā, qīng biān, yě-wù, yě-yā
Portuguese: pato real, Pato-real
Portuguese (Portugal): Pato-real, Pato-real (platyrhynchos/conboschas)
Romansh: anda selvadia
Romanian: Divlio-ratsa, Divlio-ratsoy, divlio-ratsoy divlio-ratsa, Rață mare, rata mare, raţă mare
Romany: Divlio-ratsoy
Russian: obyknovennaja krjakva, Кряква, Кряква (подвид platyrhynchos/conboschas), Кряква обыкновенная, обыкновенная кряква
Sardinian: anadi conca birdi, anadre conchi ‘irde, birdasulu, birdi allanau, conchirde, nadre agreste, palidone, testirde
Scots: Lach, lacha, Lacha chinn naine, Tounag
Sindhi: ا ىٍٻ جَِٕٕ
Northern Sami: duoršu, Suoidnesuorsi
Slovak: kačica divá
Slovenian: divja raca, mlakarica, raca mlakarica
Albanian: rosa e vëndit
Serbian: Divlja patka, divlja patka gluvara, gluvara, patka gluvara, Глувара, Дивлја патка, Дивља патка, патка глувара
Swedish: Gräsand
Thai: เป็ดมาลลาร์ด, เป็ดหัวเขียว, เป็ดหัวเขียว (platyrhynchos/conboschas)
Thai (Transliteration): pèt hŭa-kʰĭaw, pèt maanlâad
Turkmen: yeşilbaş
Turkish: Yeşilbaş, Yeşilbaş (platyrhymnchos/conabschas), Yeşilbaş Ördek, Барылдауық үйрек
Tuvinian: бос, Черлик өдурек, Чыргырааш өдурек
Ukrainian: križen', крижень, Крижень (підвид platyrhynchos/conboschas)
Vietnamese: Le le, Vịt cổ xanh, Vịt mỏ vàng, Vịt nước
Sorbian, Lower: źiwa kacka
Sorbian, Upper: dźiwja kačka
Chinese: [chen wu], [da hong-tui ya], [da ma-ya], [da ye-ya], [fu], [lu-tou ya], [qing bian], [ye-wu], [ye-ya], 凫, 大红腿鸭, 大绿头, 大野鸭, 大麻鸭, 官鸭, 对鸭, 晨骛, 沉骛, 綠頭鴨, 绿头鸭, 绿头鸭(广布), 野骛, 野鸭, 青边
Chinese (Traditional): 大紅腿鴨, 大綠頭, 大野鴨, 大麻鴨, 官鴨, 對鴨, 晨騖, 沉騖, 綠頭鴨, 綠頭鴨(指名亞種), 野騖, 野鴨, 青邊, 鳧
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 綠頭鴨
Chinese (Taiwan): [lu-tou ya], 綠頭鴨, 绿头鸭

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