18 May.’85 Wildlife Conservation.White Winged Wood Duck First Day Cover (FDC-1985)


The White-Winged Wood Duck (Asarcornis scutulata), also known as the White-Winged Duck, is a rare and distinctive bird found primarily in the swampy forests of Southeast Asia, including parts of India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Indonesia. Recognizable by its striking white wing patches contrasted against a dark body, this elusive bird prefers dense forested wetlands and slow-moving streams. The First Day Cover issued on May 18, 1985, remains a cherished artifact among collectors and a beacon of hope for conservationists. The story of the White-Winged Wood Duck exemplifies the broader struggle to protect our planet’s wildlife. As we look back on this significant release, we are reminded of the enduring power of awareness and the collective effort required to ensure that such majestic creatures continue to thrive in the wild. Do you wish to Buy this FDCIndian Stamps and Miniature Sheet ? If yes, visit our website philacy.com

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