List of fictional ducks
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Ducks in animation
Disney animators have created an entire universe of ducks; most are modeled after the Pekin duck.
Residents of the Donald Duck/Scrooge McDuck universe
- Andold Wild Duck, Brigitta MacBridge, Fenton Crackshell, Moby Duck, and Launchpad McQuack - supporting character ducks from Donald Duck's Duck universe.
- Angus McDuck, Dingus McDuck, Downy O'Drake, Fergus McDuck, Hortense McDuck, Hugh McDuck, Jake McDuck, Malcolm McDuck, Matilda McDuck, Molly Mallard, Pah-Peh-Rheo, Quagmire McDuck, Sir Eider McDuck, Sir Quackly McDuck, Sir Roast McDuck, Sir Stuft McDuck, and Sir Swamphole McDuck - duck members of Clan McDuck, Donald Duck and Scrooge McDuck's family and ancestry
- April, May and June Duck, Daphne Duck, Della Duck, Eider Duck, Fethry Duck, Gladstone Gander, Grandma Duck, Humperdink Duck, Pintail Duck, and Quackmore Duck - duck members of Donald Duck's family and ancestry
- Mrs. Beakley, Bubba the Caveduck, Doofus Drake, Gandra Dee, and Webby Vanderquack - ducks from the animated show Ducktales
- Bushroot, NegaDuck I and II, Quackerjack, Stegmutt - Duck villains from the Darkwing Duck spinoff
- Daisy Duck - Donald Duck's female counterpart.
- Darkwing Duck/Drake Mallard - Main character and hero of the Darkwing Duck spinoff
- Donald Duck - A cartoon duck created by Disney in 1934. Known as Paperinik in Disney's PKNA and as Maui Mallard in Maui Mallard in Cold Shadow.
- Flintheart Glomgold - one of the main duck rivals of Scrooge McDuck.
- Gosalyn Mallard and Morgana Macawber - Secondary heroes and supporting character ducks from the Darkwing Duck spinoff
- Huey, Dewey, and Louie and their lost brother Phooey Duck - the nephews of Donald Duck
- John D. Rockerduck - an antagonist duck from Donald Duck's Duck universe.
- Ludwig Von Drake, Donald Duck's scientist uncle
- Magica De Spell - a duck witch who is one of Scrooge McDuck's main antagonists.
- Scrooge McDuck - A cartoon duck created by Disney in 1947 as Donald Duck's miserly uncle.
Other Disney character ducks
- Canard Thunderbeak, Check "Grin" Hardwing, Duke L'Orange, Mallory McMallard, Nosedive Flashblade, Tanya Vanderflock, Wildwing Flashblade - The Mighty Ducks: superhero ducks from Disney's The Mighty Ducks
- Everett Ducklair - A main character duck from PKNA
- Flick Duck, from the TV show PB&J Otter
- Stephan Vladuck/Camera 9 and Urk - minor duck characters from PKNA
Warner Brothers ducks
- Daffy Duck / Duck Dodgers - One of the main Looney Tunes characters and his alias from the Duck Dodgers spin-off series.
- Mrs. Daffy Duck (Daphne Duck) - Daffy's dominant wife, known as Daphne Duck in one cartoon.
- Danger Duck - Daffy's descendant from Loonatics Unleashed.
- Melissa Duck - Daffy's girlfriend from the original cartoons and a main character in the Baby Looney Tunes series.
- Plucky Duck (from Tiny Toon Adventures) - A character inspired by Daffy Duck.
- Shirley the Loon (from Tiny Toon Adventures) - A character inspired by Melissa Duck, but technically a loon not a duck.
- Danford Drake and Margo Mallard (from Tiny Toon Adventures) - Two students of the Perfecto Preps.
- Tina Russo (from The Looney Tunes Show) - Daffy's girlfriend.
Other cartoon ducks
- Ace Duck, a duck pilot in TMNT.
- Anduck Duckanan, an occasional character in the Thai comic series Apaimanee Saga.
- Ahiru, a duck transformed into a girl in the anime Princess Tutu.
- Alfred J. Kwak, Dutch cartoon character
- Baby Huey, a giant duckling cartoon character; no relation to Disney's Huey
- Bill, Bev, Ed, Oly, Waddle, Cecil, and others from the Sitting Ducks TV series inspired by Canadian artist Michael Bedard
- Count Duckula, a vampire duck originally from the British television series Dangermouse. Count Duckula later starred in a cartoon series of his own.
- Dáithí Lacha ("David Duck"), an Irish-speaking cartoon duck with an eponymous show on Irish television station RTÉ.
- Deputy Duck, a duck police in Slylock Fox
- Dirty Duck, one of the main characters of the animated film originally called Down and Dirty Duck, but marketed as Dirty Duck, directed by Charles Swenson and starring Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan (Flo & Eddie).
- Ducky Momo, a children's television show character from Phineas and Ferb.
- Eggy, a duckling from The Penguins of Madagascar.
- Eric Tiberius Duckman, a former USA Network animated character known for his raunchy behavior and foul mouth.
- Fred Duck, A highly annoying flying duck from the US Acres segments on Garfield and Friends.
- Guard Duck, from Stephan Pastis' Pearls Before Swine
- Irwin the Disco Duck, a cartoon character created by Peter Pan Records.
- Le Quack and The Duck Brothers From Courage The Cowardly Dog
- Lucky Ducky from Tom the Dancing Bug
- Ming-Ming Duckling, a duck in Wonderpets.
- Ms. Duck, elderly valley resident from Skunk Fu; expert at making dim sum.
- Newton Duck, a duck with a very bad and dangerous memory from the US Acres segments on Garfield and Friends.
- Pato, from the children's cartoon Pocoyo
- Quackula, from The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle & Jeckle
- Quacker from a few 1950s Tom and Jerry cartoons
- Quack-Up, a from Yogi's Space Race and Galaxy Goof-Ups
- Queer Duck, a cartoon duck whose full name is Adam Seymour Duckstein
- Ugly, title character in award winning animated film The Ugly Duckling and Me!
- Wade Duck, a cowardly craven duck from the US Acres segments on Garfield and Friends
- Wil, a duckling who gets into trouble in the farmhouse
- Yabba, a duckling in the Shaun the Sheep spinoff, Timmy Time.
- Yakky Doodle, a Hanna-Barbera character.
- Mad Ducks, the main enemies of the Toucan Tecs, commanded by The Red Leader.
- Duck, one of Little Bear's best friends.
- Louis T. Duck, one of Charlie Chalk's friends.
Ducks in comics
- Gooseberry Sprig the duck duke, comic-strip character created by George Herriman, later appeared in Herriman's Krazy Kat
- Mock Duck, a fowl of Chinese descent who resembles a coolie and operates a cleaning establishment
- Mrs. Katalpa Kwakk Wakk, a duck in a pillbox hat, is a scold who frequently notices Ignatz in the course of his plotting and then informs Officer Pupp.
- Arne Anka, protagonist of Swedish comic strip Arne Anka drawn by Charlie Christensen
- Arthur, from Sheldon
- Choo Choo Curtis, postal carrier in Pogo
- Conardo, protagonist of Inspector Canardo
- Doodles Duck and his nephew Lemuel (DC Comics)
- Fifi the Duck, character in the Marvel Comics universe.
- Howard the Duck, character in the Marvel Comics universe.
- Karoo - In the anime and manga series One Piece, Princess Nefertari Vivi has a pet duck named Karoo.
- Kvak the family pet duck from Hägar the Horrible.
- Mallard Fillmore, protagonist of the eponymous conservative political comic strip
- Mousse from the popular manga Ranma ½ transforms into a duck when doused with cold water.
- Rubberduck from Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew (DC Comics)
- Super Duck
- Truman, from Frank Cho's Liberty Meadows
- Deadeye Duck, from Bucky O'Hare
Live or costumed ducks on television and film
- Aflac Duck, the duck mascot for Aflac
- Duck Girls, in Big Barn Farm
- Ding Duck - the protagonist in 'Swamp' by Gary Clarke
- Edd the Duck - A puppet mallard from CBBC's The Broom Cupboard
- Howard the Duck The 1986 film based on the comic book character
- Orville the Duck - a green duckling puppet operated by Keith Harris
- Plucka Duck from the Australian television program Hey Hey It's Saturday
- Saturnin le canard from 1960s French children's TV show Les Aventures de Saturnin; renamed Dynamo Duck and voiced by Dan Castellaneta for American audiences in the show The Adventures of Dynamo Duck
- Charlie, the duck from Disney's The Million Dollar Duck
- The Chick and The Duck from American sitcom Friends
- Ferdinand, a white male adventurous duck who appears in Babe and Babe: Pig in the City
- Webster Webfoot, a hand puppet duck, star of the eponymous afternoon show. Aired in the early to mid-1950s in Southern California.
- Wanderer, a mallard in Leafie, a Hen into the Wild
- Greenie, Wanderer`s son which Leafie takes care of in Leafie, a Hen into the Wild.
- Redhead a red-haired duck Greenie competes in a race in Leafie, a Hen into the Wild.
- Doris , a yellow duck in 64 Zoo Lane
- Duck ,a Tan-colored duck in Almost Naked Animals
Ducks in literature and song
- Mr. and Mrs. Mallard, and children Jack, Kack, Lack, Mack, Nack, Ouack, Pack, and Quack, in the children's book Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey.
- Disco Duck of the novelty song by Rick Dees.
- The female duck Dab-Dab, one of Dr. Dolittle's close companions in Hugh Lofting's series of books.
- The Rubber Duckie, owned by Sesame Street Muppet Ernie, and the subject of several of his signature songs, including "Rubber Duckie", "Put Down the Duckie", and "Do De Rubber Duck".
- The Duck, briefly seen in fantasy novel Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
- Freda the duck from Emily Rodda's Key to Rondo series.
- The Lonesome Duck from The Magic of Oz, thirteenth volume in the Oz canon written by L. Frank Baum.
- Ducky Lucky and Drakey Lakey, two of the characters in Henny Penny/Chicken Licken.
- Fup, one of the main character of the eponymous book by Jim Dodge.
- Jemima Puddle-Duck, who appears in The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck and with the other two Puddle-Ducks Rebeccah and Mr. Drake in The Tale of Tom Kitten plus Jemima Puddle-Duck's Painting Book.
- The Mechanickal Duck in Thomas Pynchon's Mason & Dixon, a fictionalized version of the Digesting Duck created by Jacques de Vaucanson
- Rapanden Rasmus from Rinkenæs Sogn is the main character of the eponymous song, Rapanden Rasmus fra Rinkenæs Sogn. In the song Rasmus takes a ride in his one horse carriage and problems ensue. The song was written by Danish poet Halfdan Rasmussen.
- Ping, a domesticated duck who lives on the Yangtze River in China. His story is told by Marjorie Flack with illustrations by Kurt Wiese in The Story about Ping
- Mr. and Mrs. Quack from "The Adventures of Poor Mrs. Quack" by Thornton Burgess in the "Old Mother West Wind" series of books.
- Lewis the Duck, mascot of Homewood Suites, he has a wife Lois, daughter Lisa, and son Lance.
- Millard the Mallard, mascot of WRVA Richmond, Virginia.
- QuackerJack, mascot for the Long Island Ducks minor league baseball team.
- The Oregon Duck, mascot of University of Oregon's Oregon Ducks
- Wild Wing, mascot for National Hockey League's Anaheim Ducks (originally the Mighty Ducks, named after the Mighty Ducks movies)
- Duck Norris, mascot for Vanbrugh College, University of York.
Ducks in video games
- Bean the Dynamite from the Sonic the Hedgehog video games and comics.
- Deadly Duck is the eponymous character of the Atari 2600 video game Deadly Duck (1982). The 2600 retrogame Duck Attack! (2010) features a mallard named Bruce, and additionally a grey variant named Mandy, a gold variant named Pat, a blue variant named Groucho, and a ruddy variant named Clarice.
- The NES video game Duck Hunt (1984) featured unnamed ducks as an integral part of the gameplay. By pointing the NES Zapper peripheral at the TV, the gamer shot down ducks that flew across the screen.
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