The male birds (drakes) have a glossy green head and are grey on their wings and belly, while the females (hens or ducks) have mainly brown-speckled plumage.
What is the female duck called?
A male duck is called a drake and the female duck is called a duck , or in ornithology a hen.
Why do male ducks drown female ducks?
Ducks are different from most birds in the fact that male ducks have a penis, analogous with the mammalian or human penis. And the fact that ducks still have a penis allows them to force copulation in ways that are unavailable to other birds. … Sometimes they even drown because ducks often copulate in the water.