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Anas laysanensis
Anas laysanensis
Laysan Duck
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 6666 6666 1013 0002 (2013-10-22)

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  • date of photo  Mar 30, 2012
  • location   Midway Island, MidwayAtoll (Hawaii, US)
  • notes   The Laysan Duck (Anas laysanensis), also known as the Laysan Teal because of its small size, is an endangered dabbling duck endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. Fossil evidence reveals that Laysan Ducks once lived across the entire archipelago, but today survive only on three small, isolated islands.
  • CalAcademy slide #   Laysan Duck (endangered) 120330 _D336182
  • photo category: Animal - Bird
  • original filename: Laysan Duck (endangered) 120330 _D336182.jpg

  • common names   Laysan Duck (photographer)
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