The African black duck (Anas sparsa) is a species of duck of the genus Anas. It is genetically closest to the mallard group, but shows some peculiarities in its behavior and (as far as they can be discerned) plumage; it is accordingly placed in the subgenus Melananas pending further research.



African Black Duck
Date Location Count
2020-09-05 20:26Onseepkans4
2020-09-14 12:25Augrabies Falls NP1
2020-09-08 17:08Raapenberg Bird Sanctuary1
2020-09-19 17:39Blaauwklippen Wine Estate (restricted access)1
2020-09-12 16:22Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve2
2020-09-21 15:53Marataba Lodge3
2020-09-05 07:08Borakalalo NP2
2020-09-18 06:14Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden2
2020-09-16 08:51Golden Harvest Park2
2020-09-17 06:33Parys area6
2020-08-31 17:11Delta Park3
2020-09-01 08:34Rietvlei Nature Reserve2
2020-09-09 10:43Rietvlei Nature Reserve--Fern Fountain2
2020-09-17Debegeni Falls
2020-09-05 18:25Loskop Dam Nature Reserve2
2020-09-17 05:57Kaapschehoop/Blue Swallow Reserve
2020-08-29 06:00Mahamba Gorge4