Dog Breeds

Duck

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus: Duck
Scientific Name: Anas Platyrhynchos
Type: Bird
Diet: Omnivore
Size (L): 30cm – 50cm (12in – 20in)
Wing Span: 60cm – 80cm (24in – 31in)
Weight: 0.7kg – 1.4kg (1.5lbs – 3lbs)
Top Speed: 55km/h (88mph)
Life Span: 4 – 8 years
Lifestyle: Pack
Conservation Status: Least Concern
Colour: Green, Black, Grey, Brown, White, Yellow
Skin Type: Feathers
Favourite Food: Insects
Habitat: Rivers, lakes and woodland wetlands
Average Clutch Size: 5
Main Prey: Insects, Frogs, Plants, Shellfish
Distinctive Features: Long, broad beak and webbed feet

 

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