Species: Anas platyrynchus
Size: 24in / 61cm
What to look for: Most of the year, green head, green-yellow bill, chestnut breast. Midsummer to early fall, plumage like female, bill yellow-green.
Female: Brown-streaked, whitish tail, bill orange on sides.
Where to find it: On lake and boardwalk, very tame.
When: Year round, from a few to several dozen. Ducklings from March through May.