Muir deuk

(Reguidit frae Anas platyrhynchos)

The muir deuk or wild duck (Anas platyrhynchos) is a dabblin deuk which breeds throuoot temperate an subtropical Americae, Europe, Asie, an North Africae, an haes been introduced tae New Zealand, Australie, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentinae, Chile, the Falkland Islands an Sooth Africae.[2]

Muir deuk
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Female (left) an male (richt)
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Faimily: Anatidae
Genus: Anas
Species: A. platyrhynchos
Binomial name
Anas platyrhynchos
Linnaeus, 1758

A. p. platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758
A. p. domesticus Linnaeus, 1758
A. p. conboschas C. L. Brehm, 1831 (disputed)

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Global range (native and introduced)

Anas boschas Linnaeus, 1758

Anas platyrhynchos


  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Anas platyrhynchos". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 26 November 2013. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link) CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. Long, John L. (1981). Introduced Birds of the World. Agricultural Protection Board of Western Australia. pp. 21–493.