No.027 Falcated Duck Anas falcata

L=48cm

Rank : 3
Winter Visitor
Uncommon winter visitor. Uncommon visitor inslow-flowing mid- to down-stream of Asakawa River, and a pond at TakatsukiWater Treatment Plant, where several birds visit every year. Malefsiridescent brown head with broad glossy dark green band curving to nape,reminiscent of Napoleon hat, is conspicuous.@Falcated tertials in flight isalso distinguishing mark.

Falcated Duck (‰right,Šleft)