Appearance: Mallards are large ducks about 23″ long. The male has a metallic green head, chestnut breast, and yellow bill. The female is a mottled brown with an orange bill and heavily streaked dark brown.
Winter diet: Seeds, aquatic vegetation, acorns, corn, rice, and wheat.
Winter feeder food: They’re not feeder visitors.
Winter habitat: Mallards spend winter in every US state as well as British Columbia. They prefer to be around open, freshwater areas but can also be found around farmer’s fields.