|No.027||Falcated Duck||Anas falcata||L=48cm||Rank : 3|
Uncommon winter visitor. Uncommon visitor in slow-flowing mid- to down-stream of Asakawa River, and a pond at Takatsuki Water Treatment Plant, where several birds visit every year. Malefs iridescent brown head with broad glossy dark green band curving to nape, reminiscent of Napoleon hat, is conspicuous.@Falcated tertials in flight is also distinguishing mark.
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