What Is a Female Duck Called?


A female duck is called a hen. Hens are identified by their very dull, brown or white feathers. The females normally have dull brown feathers, so that they can hide from their predators. They can also camouflage themselves in their nests and also defend their young ones.
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Some people use just "duck" specifically for adult females and "drake" for adult males, others use "hen" and "drake", respectively.
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A male duck is called a drake. A female is called a hens The male of the species is called a drake.
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A female Duck is called a duck.
A female duck is referred to as a duck whereas a male duck is referred to as a drake. A drake is brightly coloured and a duck is dull coloured so as to hide and be camouflaged from their enemies when they are in their nests.
Duck is the female name,male one is called drake.
The female duck is simply called a duck. The male of the species is called a drake, the chicks are called ducklings. Some people think that a female duck is called a hen, but it is not, it is a Duck.
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