LOCATION TAKEN NR HUNTINGDON
Cute female mallard napping !
The mallard is a large and heavy looking duck. It has a long body and a long and broad bill. The male has a dark green head, a yellow bill, is mainly purple-brown on the breast and grey on the body.
Mallards in the UK may be resident breeders or migrants – many of the birds that breed in Iceland and northern Europe spend the winter in the uk.