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Anas luzonica (Philippine Duck)

Wikipedia Abstract

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.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
0
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
22
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 1.30495
EDGE Score: 2.22135

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.856 lbs (842 g)
Female Weight [3]  1.713 lbs (777 g)
Male Weight [3]  1.964 lbs (891 g)
Weight Dimorphism [3]  14.7 %
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Ectothermic [2]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  40 %
Diet - Plants [2]  30 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  20 %
Forages - Ground [2]  20 %
Forages - Water Surface [2]  60 %
Forages - Underwater [2]  20 %
Clutch Size [5]  10
Clutches / Year [1]  1
Incubation [4]  26 days
Snout to Vent Length [1]  21 inches (53 cm)
Wing Span [4]  33 inches (.84 m)

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Greater Negros-Panay rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Luzon rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mindanao-Eastern Visayas rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mindoro rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Agusan Marsh Wilderness Sanctuary 103806 Philippines  

Important Bird Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Philippines Philippines Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Rand, LA & Rabor, DS (1960) Birds of the Philippine islands: Siquijor, Mount Malindang, Bohol, and Samar. Fieldiana: Zoology, 35, 221–441
4del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
5Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Ramsar Sites Information Service
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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