Mallards in flight – what a sight!
On an early gray-sky morning, a beautiful pair of mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) are photographed on the fly at Pocosin Lakes Refuge.
Mallards are omnivores that eat a wide variety of plants in and out of the water, as well as freshwater shrimp, insect larvae and earthworms. The female mallard has the classic duck quack.
By Tonya L. Collins, PIPSI The Pea Island Preservation Society, Inc. collected a tremendous amount of food as part of... read more