This Runner or Indian Runner drake has mallard-like plumage but with a soft grey head rather than the mallard green. Runners have an upright, running stance out of the water.
They are domestic ducks originally bred in India but now spread worldwide. Their colouring often shows their mallard ancestry.
This female is a soft pastel cream/beige.
This drake also shows distant mallard patterning
and these are totally wild mallard plumage
The rest of the family