Small wild and feral breeding populations have established themselves in the United States , particularly in Florida , Louisiana , Massachusetts , and the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas as well as in many other parts of North America, including southern Canada. The bird is predominantly black and white, with the back feathers being iridescent and glossy in males, while the females are more drab. The amount of white on the neck and head is variable, as well as the bill, which can be yellow, pink, black, or any mixture of these. They may have white patches or bars on the wings, which become more noticeable during flight. Both sexes have pink or red wattles around the bill, those of the male being larger and more brightly colored. The domestic breed, Cairina moschata domestica , is commonly known in Spanish as the pato criollo.
Hellven: FUCK THE FISH DUCK
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The mallard seems like such an innocent little duck. We see them paddling along ponds in the afternoon, green heads bobbing, orange feet flashing beneath the waves, itty bitty fuzzy ducklings in tow, quacking away, perhaps tipping their beaks to passers-by or gobbling up bits of bread from generous octogenarians — the very picture of incorruptible, pure cuteness. Yet they've also got a sex life that would make even the most carnal Casanova blush, full of gang rapes and remarkably complex genitalia. Whereas most birds don't have penises at all just a sensory spot known as the cloaca , the mallard has one that sticks out many centimetres during copulation.
The fish in St. Duck, too. We saw a lot of Father Duck that first semester until we moved off campus. Sometimes, I would sit and watch him feed the ducks