This breath call is handcrafted made with artisanal methods in our laboratory, and is obtained from materials we selected and processed with all the passion of Giò Valley for nature and the world of ornithology.
The precious olive wood used allow an excellent degree of resonance and sound propagation and is treated with non-toxic paints to safeguard your health and ensure a healthy and continuous contact with the lips, necessary for the correct use of the instrument.
The reed, the thin moving tab which vibration makes the instrument sound, is in mylar, an exceptionally durable polyester, resistant to shocks, tears and temperatures from -70 to +150°C.
The reed holder is made in brass: materials with high durability characteristics.
The manufacture of this article complies with the rules regarding bird calls and, unlike other recall instruments, can be used freely without the risk of incurring serious penalties. In particular, the law n.157 February 11, 1992 allows, in certain situations, the use of breath calls only and not of electronic or mechanical calls. The design and the accurate calibration carried out on each single piece guarantee high sound quality.
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Common name of various Anseriform Anatidae Birds belonging to the genus Anas. The King Mallard (Anas Platyrhynchos) is the most numerous duck species, widespread in the temperate and subtropical regions of Asia, Europe and North America, the progenitor of most of the domestic duck breeds. 50-56 cm long, it presents a marked sexual dimorphism: the male is recognizable by the dark green head with white collar and brown chest, both sexes are endowed with a blue spot on the wings (mirror).
It likes the waters of lakes, rivers, swamps and sea. It is omnivorous, but mostly vegetarian; in Italy it is stationary and nesting, abundant during migrations and during winter.