Anas luzonica

Anas luzonica, Photo: Duncan Wright (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Anseriformes
Familia: Anatidae
Subfamilia: Anatinae
Genus: Anas
Species: Anas luzonica


Anas luzonica Fraser, 1839


* PZS Pt7 no.79 p.113

Vernacular name
Česky: Kachna filipínská
English: Philippine Duck
Español: Pato de Filipinas
Français: Canard des Philippines
Italiano: Anas luzonica
日本語: アカノドカルガモ
Nederlands: Filipijnse eend
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Filippinerand

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]


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* BirdLife International (2006). Anas luzonica. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. 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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