In Search of the Exclusive Pink-Headed Duck

David Seth-Smith's 1926 shot of a pair of pink-headed ducks in captivity—one of the only known photographs of the species. ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON/BRIDGEMAN IMAGES

The Pink-headed Duck was always considered rare, but it has not been conclusively seen in the wild since 1949 in India and is known from Myanmar from only two specimens.