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The Falcated duck (Mareca falcata) belongs to the family of ducks, geese and swans, the Anatidae under the order Anseriformes.

Falcated duck taxonomy

The Anatidae is the family of ducks, wigeons, geese and swans. The family Anatidae was first introduced by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The family Anatidae comprises seven subfamilies, including Anatinae. The subfamily Anatinae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

Several genera have been placed under the subfamily Anatinae, including Mareca. The genus Mareca was first described by James Francis Stephens (16 September 1792 – 22 December 1852), an English entomologist and naturalist, in the year 1824.

The genus Mareca comprises five extant duck species, viz., M. strepera (gadwall), M. falcata (falcated duck), M. penelope (Eurasian wigeon), M. sibilatrix (ChiloƩ wigeon) and M. americana (American wigeon).

The M. falcata duck species was first described by Johann Gottlieb Georgi (31 December 1729 – 27 October 1802), a German botanist, naturalist and geographer, in the year 1775. This duck species is monotypic.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Mareca falcata
Species:M. falcata
Genus:Mareca
Subfamily:-
Family:Anatidae
Order:Anseriformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Falcated duck - Mareca falcata
1.Falcated duck - Mareca falcata
Image by Mike Prince


Mareca falcata
2.Falcated duck - Mareca falcata
Image by Francis C. Franklin

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3.Falcated duck - Mareca falcata
Image by Francis C. Franklin

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4.Falcated duck - Mareca falcata
Image by Francis C. Franklin

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5.Falcated duck - Mareca falcata
Image by Dick Daniels (http://carolinabirds.org/)

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6.Falcated duck - Mareca falcata
Image by Tony Hisgett

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7.Falcated duck - Mareca falcata
Image by Claudine Lamothe

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8.Falcated duck - Mareca falcata
Image by Mike Prince

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9.Falcated duck - Mareca falcata
Image by Alpsdake
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1.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeprince/19303550876/ (cropped)
Author: Mike Prince | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 8/15/18
2.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Falcated_duck_1.jpg (cropped)
Author: Francis C. Franklin | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 8/15/18
3.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anas_falcata_male_portrait.jpg (cropped)
Author: Francis C. Franklin | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 8/15/18
4.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Francis C. Franklin | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 8/15/18
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Author: Dick Daniels (http://carolinabirds.org/) | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 8/15/18
6.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hisgett/5371206512/ (cropped)
Author: Tony Hisgett | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 8/15/18
7.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/claudinelamothe/24901595308/ (cropped)
Author: Claudine Lamothe | License: CC BY-NC 2.0 as on 8/15/18
8.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeprince/19333639971/ (cropped)
Author: Mike Prince | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 8/15/18
9.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anas_falcata.JPG (cropped)
Author: Alpsdake | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 8/15/18
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