Mallard

Name: Mallard (Anas Platyrhynchos)

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

Genus: Anas

Location found: Freedom Park, Charlotte

Behavior: These friendly mallards actually found me.  Just by walking towards the lake, a large group of mallards swam towards me possibly hoping to be fed.  One of the females walked out of the water and started walking around me, feeding from the soil.

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