Quantcast

Latest Pink-headed Duck Stories

2005-08-12 11:23:57

By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Scientists beware: Don't count your extinct bird species because one of them may hatch. Several supposedly extinct birds have recently been "rediscovered," raising hopes that others not seen for ages may still be taking to the skies.

2005-08-09 20:05:00

Scientists beware: don't count your extinct bird species because one of them may hatch. Several supposedly extinct birds have recently been "rediscovered," raising hopes that others not seen for ages may still be taking to the skies.


Latest Pink-headed Duck Reference Libraries

38_5cbbad66954dd7e9d556605c84528e93
2007-10-24 16:17:11

The Pink-headed Duck (Netta caryophyllacea), was a large diving duck. It formerly occurred in eastern India, Bangladesh and northern Myanmar. Its breeding habitat was lowland marshes and pools in tall-grass jungle. The last confirmed sighting of this duck was in 1935, although unconfirmed reports from India persisted until the early 1960s. It was reportedly viewed in 1988 and 2003 as well, but both sightings are unconfirmed and believed to have been a different species altogether. The...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.