Pink-headed duck (Rhodonessa caryophyllacea)

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Pink-headed duck fact file

Pink-headed duck description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderAnseriformes
FamilyAnatidae
GenusRhodonessa (1)

Information on the pink-headed duck is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Spanish
Pato Cabecirrosa.
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Pink-headed duck status

Classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix I of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Critically Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (June, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (June, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org
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Pink-headed duck mounted specimen  
Pink-headed duck mounted specimen

© National Museum of Natural History Naturalis, Leiden

National Museum of Natural History Naturalis
Darwinweg 2
Leiden
2333 CR
Netherlands
Tel: +33 (071) 568 76 00
Fax: +33 (071) 568 76 66
collectie@naturalis.nl
http://www.naturalis.nl

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