Anas Platyrhynchos – Mallard

Anas Platyrhynchos - Mallard

Distinguishing Features: MALE – Head and neck, green with narrow white collar. Lower neck and breast, dark brown; upper parts and tops of wings, essentially a browny-gray, with violet wing patches edged top and bottom with white. Bill, greeny-yellow; legs, orange. FEMALE – Head, buff, streaked with darker brown; throat, lightly spotted. Upper parts darker … Read more