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Black-faced Spoonbill

Philippine Duck

Scientific name:
Anas luzonica
Habitat :
Freshwater marshes, shallow lakes, ricefields and sometimes bays.
Birdwatch note :
Dark brown crown and line through eye with fairly uniform greyish brown body. Often flocks with other surface-feeding ducks. The only endemic duck in the Philippines. In 2004 alone, 1000+ recorded in Subic Bay, Zambales and Malasi Lakes, Isabela. Up to 300 birds recorded in Caylabne Bay, Cavite.
Photo credit :
Ivor Lee, www.shutterbirds.com