Mallard Anas platyrhynchos, female (top) and male, Chongming Dongtan National Bird Sanctuary and Nature Reserve, Shanghai, December. Mallard is a common passage migrant and winter visitor in Shanghai. (Craig Brelsford)
In Xinjiang Mallard was a common component of our wetland lists, both in spring and summer. I got these photos on 14 May along the Kaba River at White Birch Forest Scenic Area. Coordinates: 48.076867, 86.342950. Elev.: 490 m (1,610 ft.). (Craig Brelsford)

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