Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Mallard Anas platyrhynchus

Photo: Carel de Haseth

Classification

Anatidae [family]
Anas [genus] (8)
platyrhynchus [species]

Classification

Anatidae [family]
Anas [genus] (8)
platyrhynchus [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Bonaire
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description Northern hemisphere.
    Notes on presence status First recorded on St. Martin in 2001 (Brown & Collier, 2006). Records of this species are of the subspecies Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758. Rare visitor from North America.

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