STATUS: A currently produced motif with single bird.
Retired mating pair on green band platters.
LATIN NAME: Aix sponsa
SHAPE: Current Dinner Plate, Platters, And Other Accessory Items
NOTE: The Wood Duck is seen as a single bird on dinner plates with a acorn border. There is also a retired version, most often seen on 13 inch platters with a green band, showing a male and female bird with nestlings. The photo below is from a platter. It is found mostly on oval platters and this design may be retired.
The Portmeirion bird from the Natural History Of British Birds by Edward Donovan is shown.