Meller's Duck (Anas melleri) - HBW 1, p. 606
French: Canard de Meller
Spanish: Anade Malgache
Taxonomy: Anas melleri P. L. Sclater, 1865, Madagascar.
Forms superspecies with A. platyrhynchos, A. rubripes and A. undulata. Clearly derived from A. platyrhynchos, but apparently more distantly related than other isolated descendants of that species. Monotypic.
Distribution: E and High Plateau of Madagscar; introduced to Mauritius.
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Three birds sitting on the grass, resting Locality Blackbrook Zoological Park, Winkhill, Staffordshire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 19 August 2007 6 years ago 28 sec 4.4
Several birds, swimming, feeding and drinking Locality Paignton Zoo, Paignton, Devon, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 22 November 2007 6 years ago 31 sec 4.1
A pair on a lake Locality Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
herve jacob 27 October 2008 5 years ago 18 sec 3.6
A bird on a pond. Locality Andasibe (Perinet)-Mantadia National Park, Toamasina Province, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
Paul Clarke 18 September 2011 2 years ago 17 sec 3
Adult in flight
Locality Lake Kinkony, Madagascar
Dubi Shapiro 11 November 2010 3 years ago 4.6
A bird on the ground.
Locality Tsimbazaza Zoo, Antananarivo, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 29 November 1996 2 years ago 3.7
A pair of birds feeding in a small stream
Locality Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
Ian Fulton 18 October 2005 4 years ago 3.6
An adult on the water
Locality Washington WWT Reseve, Tyne & Wear, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Andy Emmerson 7 June 2013 1 year ago 3.3
Bird on a rock
Locality Blackbrook Zoological Park, Winkhill, Staffordshire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Jonathan Beilby 1 October 2009 4 years ago 3.3
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