Mallard Neck Feathers are popular in tying world due to main color which is brown. On some feathers small light cream spots are present . The feathers suits perfect for making wings for sedge flies. Some tiers from France and from Italy use these feathers to make nice hackle for wet flies. The stem is light curved and that make also the barbs to be slightly curved.
We use these feathers to make nice backs and bodies for small nymphs too.