Spectacled/Bronze-winged Duck Speculanas specularis (prev. Anas specularis)

Spectacled Duck
Bronze-winged Duck
The Spectacled Duck, also called the Bronze-winged Duck, comes from southern South America.
The large round white patches under each eye, similar to those of the Goldeneye, can resemble spectacles.
Spectacled Duck
Bronze-winged Duck
Spectacled Duck
The "speculum" or wing bar of the Bronze-winged Duck is not so much bronze but, in most lights, a beautiful metallic crimson.
They are related to South American Crested Ducks, which do have bronze wing-bars.
Spectacled Duck The crimson "speculum"
Spectacled Duck
Spectacled Duck The "spectacles"
Spectacled Duck
Spectacled Duck
Spectacled Duck
Male and female have similar plumage. They are monogamous and both assist in rearing the young.