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mallard in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmallardmal‧lard /ˈmælɑːd $ -ərd/ noun [countable]  HBBa type of wild duck
Examples from the Corpus
mallardThere is a fancy mailbox in the shape of a mallard with the name Alvesteffer beneath it.Rain sheeted down on gad wall, tufted duck, coot and mallard.Teal and mallard dabbled behind wave-preventing barriers.Darwin noticed that some monogamous birds have very colorful males: mallards, for example, and blackbirds.Yield is best from ducks that weigh at least 4 pounds, although many mallards weigh only 2 to 3 pounds.Moorhens, mallards, grebes and a heron work the murky water for their evening meals.Daybreak A little mist hangs above the pond, which is still save for a single mallard paddling slowly back and forth.Dabblers like the mallard seem to demand that the spiral moves clockwise from the eye over the full round forehead.