Mallards in Cesar Chavez Park: Videos Mallards in Cesar Chavez Park. Familiar but controversial. Binge. Read Posts. Return to Video Index page AMCO 20191211Coots, Mallards, and Scaup in close proximityBottoms UpUnlike many other ducks, Mallards can't dive. The best they can do is to submerge the front of their bodies, paddling furiously to stay in that position, while their tail points up to the sky.MALL 20191116A pair of Mallards working the seaweed on the north shore of the parkMALL 20191202Mallards gathering in numbers as migrants join local residents in Chavez ParkMALL 20200330Mallard female at Cesar Chavez Park Berkeley CaliforniaMALL 20200402Mallard drake in Cesar Chavez Park Berkeley CaliforniaMALL 20200508Mallards seen from Cesar Chavez Park Berkeley CaliforniaMALL 20200509Mallards in Cesar Chavez Park Berkeley CaliforniaMALL 20210108Mallards in Cesar Chavez Park, Berkeley California https://chavezpark.orgMALL 20210407Mallards in Cesar Chavez Park Berkeley California https://chavezpark.orgMALL20190628Female mallard checks out new dirt spread at end of rip-rap repair job in Cesar Chavez ParkMallard fights plastic collar, winsFemale Mallard has got plastic collar, probably from a six-pack, around her neck. She struggles to free herself. Off camera, she succeeds.Mallards Showing Their Blue PatchesI never noticed the blue patches on the Mallards' sides before. Their wings usually cover them up. This afternoon for some reason both the male and the female Mallards, while dabbling for their dinners, had the brilliant blue patches on their sides, toward the rear, exposed wide open, and as they turned in the sun, the patches lit up brightly. Then, after a while, they paddled off with their wings covering up this hidden feathery gem.More MallardsA handful of Mallards reside in the North Basin year round. This morning they must have hosted a family reunion. Nearly twenty of them swam together in three or four clusters.