Hartlaub’s Duck

Hartlaub\'s Duck / Pteronetta hartlaubii

Hartlaub's Duck

Here the details of the Hartlaub's Duck named bird below:

SCI Name:  Pteronetta hartlaubii
Protonym:  Querquedula Hartlaubii Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 11(1859) p.175
Taxonomy:  Anseriformes / Anatidae /
Taxonomy Code:  harduc1
Type Locality:  Camma River, Gaboon.
Publish Year:  1860
IUCN Status:  


(Anatidae; Ϯ Hartlaub's Duck P. hartlaubii) Gr. πτερον pteron  feather; νηττα nētta  duck; "PTERONETTA.  ... Type. P. hartlaubi.  Plumage plain with no mottlings, and no metallic speculum as in Asarcornis, but the frontal feathers in a straight line, the lateral frontal ridges of the bill not extending backwards through the feathers of the forehead; tail graduated, but somewhat shorter. Sexes similar." (Salvadori 1895).

hartlaubia / hartlaubii
Carl Johann Gustav Hartlaub (1814-1900) German ornithologist, collector (syn. Accipiter erythropus, Anabathmis, syn. Campephaga flava, syn. Cisticola marginatus, syn. Crithagra mozambica caniceps (ex Crithagra chrysopyga Hartlaub, 1857), subsp. Dendropicos fuscescens, syn. Eubucco bourcierii, syn. Falcipennis falcipennis (ex Tetrao falcipennis Hartlaub, 1855), LarusLissotis, syn. Mandingoa nitidula, subsp. Onychognathus fulgidus, Pteronetta, Turdoides).