drake in eclipse plumage (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

Falcated Duck
Anas falcata

Native Range: Eurasia

Notes: drake in breeding plumage is a striking little duck with a green-patterned head; non-breeding drake (in eclipse plumage) and hen are a much drabber brown overall.

green speculum; plain grey bill (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

slight hints of green on the head (Zoo; 2012-10-09)

drake in eclipse plumage; resembles the hen (Zoo; 2012-10-09)