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Garganey Garganey

Garganey

Scientific name:
Anas querquedula
Habitat :
Freshwater marshes and shallow lakes
Birdwatch note :
Most common migratory surface-feeding duck in the Philippines. Males have white eyestripe while females have a distinctive white spot at base of bill and dark line through eye. Recorded 1400+ in January 2004 in Malasi Lakes, Isabela and 2000+ in November 2004 in Candaba Marsh, Pampanga.
Photo credit :
Romy Ocon, www.pbase.com/liquidstone