Breeding adult male. Photo: Francis C. Franklin/Wikimedia

Falcated Duck

Mareca falcata

This Asian duck, formerly called Falcated Teal, is a very rare stray into western Alaska. Sightings elsewhere in North America are likely to refer to escapes from captivity.
Family Ducks and Geese
This Asian duck, formerly called Falcated Teal, is a very rare stray into western Alaska. Sightings elsewhere in North America are likely to refer to escapes from captivity.
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Illustration © David Allen Sibley.
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Text © Kenn Kaufman, adapted from
Lives of North American Birds

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