Call Duck

Anas Platyrhynchos Domestic Call

Scientific Name

Call Duck:  
Anas Platyrhynchos Domestic Call

Distribution and Habitat

Geographic Range

This species has a particularly large geographical range with no definitive area of location.

Natural Habitat

The Call duck will appear in almost every wetland type but has a preference for freshwater habitats.

Physical Characteristics

  • The Call duck is primarily white in nature with a yellow beak and yellow webbed feet.

Quick Facts

  1. The average call duck weighs less than 1 kilogram and can be heard from long distances due to their loud calls.

Exhibit

Education Department

Conservation Status

Least Concern: The Call Duck is common or abundant and is likely to survive in the wild.

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Diet

Omnivore

The call duck consumes primarily on seeds and aquatic vegetation, but is an opportunistic eater and will occasionally consume insects.