Spectacled Duck Facts

  • Name:
    Pato Anteojillo , Pato de Anteojos / Spectacled duck
  • Scientific Name:
    Anas specularis
  • Family:
  • Size:
    54-55 cm (23,5 – 30 in)
Spectacled duck


From Valparaíso to Magallanes


Annual resident in fall in TPNP they from flocks on Toro Lake


lakes, ponds and rivers with currents that are adjacent to forests and shrub zones

Food Habits:



they nest on the ground and lay 5 to 7 eggs


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

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