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Philippine Duck (Anas luzonica)

The Philippine Duck (Anas luzonica) is a large dabbling duck of the genus Anas. It is endemic to the Philippines. As few as 5,000 may remain. Overhunting and habitat loss has contributed to its decline.

 

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.

 

Philippine Birds

 

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_Duck

 

Location: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candaba,_Pampanga

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Taken on December 28, 2013