The Jade Mallard is, by far, the most common bird in many of the swamps and marshes in the Eastlands. So common is the Jade Mallard, that is represents the "free" space in Wetland Nature Bingo. This shockingly green swamp-dwelling waterfowl was briefly hunted for its beak which some thought to actually be made of jade, though it was quickly learned that this was not the case.