Mallard Preening

Mallard Preening

Observation - Mallard Preening - UK and Ireland. Description: Can one tell if this is a duck or a drake without seeing its head? Brown, grey and white bird with bright blue band. About a foot long. Bright red, webbed feet with orange tinge.

Can one tell if this is a duck or a drake without seeing its head?

Brown, grey and white bird with bright blue band. About a foot long. Bright red, webbed feet with orange tinge.