spectacled duck

spectacled duck facts

Name: Pato Anteojillo , Pato de Anteojos / Spectacled duck
Scientific Name: Anas specularis
Family: Anatidae
Order: n/a
Size: 54-55 cm (23.5 – 30 in)
Weight: n/a

Distribution:
From Valparaíso to Magallanes

Residence:
Annual resident in fall in TPNP they from flocks on Toro Lake.

Habitat:
Lakes, ponds and rivers with currents that are adjacent to forests and shrub zones.

Food Habits:
Carnivore

Reproduction:
They nest on the ground and lay 5 to 7 eggs.

Observation:
There is no sexual dimorphism, and they are seen in territorial pairs or family groups. They are shy.

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