Anas luzonica, Photo: Duncan Wright (*)
Anas luzonica Fraser, 1839
* PZS Pt7 no.79 p.113
The Philippine Duck (Anas luzonica) is a large dabbling duck of the genus Anas. Fewer than 10,000 remain.
It has a black crown, nape and eye stripe, with a cinnamon head and neck. Rest of body is greyish brown with a bright green speculum. Its legs are greyish brown, and its bill is blue grey.
It eats shrimp, fish, insects, and vegetation, and it frequents all types of wetlands.
1. ^ http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/index.html?action=SpcHTMDetails.asp&sid=439&m=0
* BirdLife International (2006). Anas luzonica. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. www.iucnredlist.org. Retrieved on 11 May 2006. Database entry includes a range map, a brief justification of why this species is vulnerable, and the criteria used
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