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"The male [see pic 3] is grey with a dark brown head and mottled breast. The female [see pic 1] has white stripes above and below the eye and mottled underparts. Both sexes have grey wings with black primaries and a white speculum. Juveniles [see pic 2 and video: https://youtu.be/hpu8AnueqLM ] are similar to adult females, but lighter and with a more streaky breast." (Wiki)
Wandering across the paddock to a dam, Kingaroy, QLD
It was great seeing a big brood still going strong! When the ducks realised they were being watched, they lowered themselves down and stretched out their necks (pic 1 shows the female in this position). I reckon it was to flatten themselves as much as possible to blend in with the grass.