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A brief history of the first white-winged wood ducks in captivity

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This might be the first captive breeding pair of white-winged wood ducks ever (1936, D.G. Schuyl). Pictured in "Siergevogelte" (1941, van Gink). Five ducklings were reared as described in Peter Scott's Waterfowl of the World, Volume III (1959). 
A brief history of the first birds in captivity is summarized here

 

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