296. Asarcornis scutulata.
THE WHITE-WINGED WOOD-DUCK.
Scutulata=diamond or lozenge-shaped, chequered. Deo-hans, Assam.
Male 28" to 32". Legs orange. Base orange, base and tip black. Head and neck white, speckled black. Lower parts brown, tinged with dusky red. Assam, Tenasserim, Malay Peninsula, and Java. (J. 955. B. 1585. H. & M, iii. 147.)