Male, Female Mallard Duck

Male Female Mallard Duck
The mallard is a dabbling duck of the most common and most widespread and numerous in wetlands. These water birds live in pairs and can be found both in rivers, ponds lakes and swamps in North America. Appearance between male and female duck can easily be distinguished. Drakes are very prominent appearance, in addition to having a larger body size, drakes have colorful feathers striking than the female mallard.

Mallard Drake
Mallard males can be recognized from the outside looks like:
  • Fur shiny green adorn the head
  • Part yellow, width and length
  • Beautiful circular white ring in the neck
  • Breast chocolate
  • The body is gray with a black tail.
  • In addition, the characteristics of a more specific male mallard is it has a few strands of black tail that curved upward.
Female Mallard
While the female mallard has a light brown color with black spots, pale face with dark eye line of dull, dull orange beak. In addition to these characteristics, two mallard has a dark blue speculum on the bottom wing. While the mallard duck female adolescents are similar to but somewhat dull in color.

Baby mallard duck
In determining the sex of a baby duck can be done in several ways. The first is to look at his behavior. Usually a baby female ducks have a lively and cheerful movement while male ducks are generally quiet. Second, the sound of a baby duck females have a loud voice while the male voice slightly hoarse. Third, female babies have soft fur and bright while the male is rather rough and dull. Fourth, females have a dull black eye line. Fifth, male infants have a penis and the female no prominent bulge in the cloaca region. 

The fifth way is the most accurate in determining the sex of the baby ducks, but to do that required special skills and should not be arbitrary because it can be bad for ducks.Thus in some ways determine the sex of male and female mallard duck, duck both adults, teens and baby ducks.

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