What Do Mallard Ducks Eat?

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The mallard is a dabbling duck. They feed in the water and eat by tilting forward and foraging for underwater plants. In addition to water plants, mallard ducks eat insects, crustaceans, mollusks, larvae, and seeds. They are an abundant species and can be found in diverse wetland habitats.
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Many things eat Mallard Ducks. Such as: Foxes, Coyotes, Alligators/Crocs, even snapping turtles can probably bring them under water. Hope I helped.
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if you want to atract them, then feed them corn, worms, bread. corn works the best.that's what my dad always used when hunting. or check out a bird feed store and they probably have
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Mallards eat vegetation, insects, worms and arthropods.
Mallard birds eat various seeds like bulrushes, corn, wild rice, barley, wheat, willow, oak, hackberry, and primrose. They also eat insects, fish, tadpoles, molluscs, snails, frogs and fish eggs. Mallard birds usually feed at the top on the water by dipping their head in the water, instead of diving in.
Mallard ducks are omnivores and therefore eat several types of seeds, barley, wheat, snails, small fish, frogs, and insects. They usually live for just a couple of years.
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