Duck Facts for Kids – Information about Ducks

This educational video for kids will help your children learn about ducks as well as showing some interesting duck facts for kids. We also included duck sounds, HD footage of a mallard duck, ducks quaking, duck true facts and cute ducklings.

We would like your children to learn about ducklings in an interesting and fun way. The information about ducks is presented in a clear and interesting way. This video can be used in kindergartens and schools to teach toddlers and children the duct facts.

Information about ducks

Where do ducks live?

  • Ducks are found in wetlands, marshes, ponds, rivers, lakes and oceans. Because they simply love the water.

What do ducks eat?

  • Ducks are omnivores. They eat water plants, worms, grain, seeds, nuts, fruit, insects, water plants and even small fish. They even eat bread.

Can ducks fly?

  • Ducks can fly. They fly in a “V” shape. This makes flying easier for them.

How long do ducks live?

  • Ducks can live from 2 – 20 years. Wild ducks live longer than domestic ducks.

What is a male duck called?

  • An adult male duck is called a drake.

What is a female duck called?

  • An adult female duck is known as a hen or a duck.

What is the scientific name of a mallard duck?

  • The scientific name of a mallard duck is Anas platyrhynchos.

Is duck a bird?

  • Ducks are birds. They are related to Geese and Swans.

More interesting duck facts

  • Ducks are smaller than their relatives. They also have shorter necks and wings and a stout body.
  • Ducks are also called ‘Waterfowl.’
  • Ducks are found everywhere in the world except Antarctica. It is too cold for them there.
  • Ducks have been domesticated as pets and farm animals for more than 500 years.
  • They are curious and friendly animals.
  • Baby ducks ae called ducklings.
  • Ducks have many economic uses. Their feathers are used in many products such as pillows.
  • People raise the white Pekin duck for its eggs and meat.
  • All ducks have highly waterproof feathers.
  • Ducks have very good vision and they can see in color.
  • Some species of ducks migrate or travel long distances every year to breed.
  • Usually, they travel to warmer areas or where the water does not freeze.
  • There they can rest and raise their young. The distance may be thousands of kilometers away.
  • Not all ducks are yellow, and not all ducks quack.
  • A male duck typically has a green head, white neckband, and grayish body.
  • A female duck is typically are brownish in color. In general, male ducks are more colorful than females.

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Sources:

http://www.coolkidfacts.com/duck-facts-for-kids/
https://animalcorner.co.uk/animals/ducks/
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals/duck.html
http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-ducks/

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