Mallard Couple at Stow Lake, SF

The Mallard is the best known duck in the United States and is found in all 48 contiguous states.  This female and male duck are relaxing during a mild morning at Stow Lake, located withing Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.  All domestic ducks trace their ancestry to the Mallard.  Here they ae pictured out of the water.

These photos were first published July 11, 2009 by City Birds.

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