Nonnatives - Philippine Duck

Philippine Duck - Anas luzonica

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 2000

Extirpated year:

Established status: Species are present but not confirmed to be breeding. Population persists only with repeated introductions and/or escapes of individuals.

Estimated Florida range: 1 county  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives:  Unknown

Species Account: Native to the Philippines, where it is commonly kept in captivity. It resembles our native Mallard and Black Duck.

Habitats: Lakes

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Broward 2000   Not reported breeding (Pranty 2000)

References

Pranty, B. 2000b. Field observations [spring report: March to May 2000]. Florida Field Naturalist 28:204-215.

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