Definition of falcated teal in English:

falcated teal

Syllabification: fal·cat·ed teal


A small duck that is native to China and northeastern Asia.
  • Anas falcata, family Anatidae
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  • On the other hand, it could be something rare like a garganey, falcated teal or an emperor goose.
  • During winter major population of Falcated Teals migrates towards Japan, Korea and China. It furthers extends as far South as Central Vietnam to Burma.
  • Falcated Teals are hardy birds and bread fairly easily in captivity. They are primarily aquatic feeders, but do occasionally dive for food.


early 18th century: named from the long sickle-shaped inner secondary feathers of the male.

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