Muuuh Wildlife Photography

Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos

The most common duck in the parks around Montreal. As most lakes are frozen in winter, Mallards migrate South and are seen less frequently during winter.

Observations by Season

Number of times a species has been spotted, identified and logged while visiting nature parks nearby.

SpringSummerFallWinter
Identifications 24 9 3 2

A species is registered only once / park visit. Consult the page animal tracking to learn more about how we determine identifications and log observations in the field.

Videos Behavioral Traits

Videos are hosted on Muuuh's YouTube Channel.

Photos of Mallard

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) Male

Male displaying the beautiful colours of head feathers

Parc Bernard-Landry - 2022-05-25

NIKON Z 6; NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S Z TC-2.0x; Focal Length 400mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f/5.6; Iso 3200;

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) Ducklings

Mallard ducklings marching

Parc Île-de-la-Visitation - 2020-05-25

NIKON Z 6; 300mm f/4.0; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/1600; Aperture f/5.6; Iso 5000;

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

Parc des Rapides - 2019-03-16

NIKON D500; 300mm f/4.0; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/1600; Aperture f5.6; Iso 100;

Maillard (Anas platyrhynchos) Female

Pippy Park - 2017-08-15

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 280mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f6.3; Iso 560;

Maillard (Anas platyrhynchos)

A male chasing away another male, away from the female.

Parc Mont-Royal - 2015-05-03

NIKON D7100; 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6; Focal Length 300mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f5.6; Iso 400;

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