Falcated Teal - With its striking plumage a drake Falcated Duck is one of the most beautiful of all the ducks. It cannot be confused with any other; the long flowing crest and elongated, sickle-shaped tertial feathers giving it a unique appearance. In contrast, the duck is plain and easily overlooked.
They are hunted for food and their attractive feathers in China.
Falcated Teals diet consists of plant food, seeds, rice, small invertebrates.
Conservation Status: Near Threatened