Crested duck (Lophonetta specularioides)
- The crested duck is native to South America.
- This bird has two subspecies: the Patagonian crested duck (L. s. specularioides) and Andean crested duck (L. s. alticola).
- The Patagonian crested duck has red eyes and is smaller in size then the Andean crested duck, which has yellow-orange eyes.
Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).
Information on the crested duck is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.
This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
IUCN Red List (October, 2008)