Since 2004, mallard ducks have been coming to the courtyard of the National Geographic Society headquarters, an urban oasis in downtown Washington, D.C. In spring 2011, a female mallard and her ten newborn ducklings made their home here.

Mallard Duck and Duckling

Since 2004, mallard ducks have been coming to the courtyard of the National Geographic Society headquarters, an urban oasis in downtown Washington, D.C. In spring 2011, a female mallard and her ten newborn ducklings made their home here.
Photograph by Anthony Peritore

Mallard Ducks

See pictures of a mallard duck and ducklings at National Geographic in Washington, D.C., in this photo gallery.

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