Laysan duck (Anas laysanensis)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Laysan duck is so-called as it is endemic to the Hawaiian island of Laysan. It is a small, dark duck with orange legs and a slight green iridescence to the dark head. In males, the brown wings have a green patch (known as the mirror) bordered with black and white and the bill is greenish. In females the mirror is dark brown and the bill is brownish-yellow. Juveniles are similar in appearance to females. Males produce whistling calls and the female quacks.
This species is listed wherever it is found, but
- States/US Territories in which the Laysan duck, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: Hawaii
- US Counties in which the Laysan duck, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Laysan duck, Entire is known to occur:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
- For more information: http://ecos.fws.gov/docs/life_histories/B006.html
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|03/11/1967||Pacific Region (Region 1)||Entire|
» RecoveryRecovery Plan Information Search
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|09/22/2009||Final Revised Recovery Plan for the Laysan Duck (Anas laysanensis)||View Implementation Progress||Final Revision 1|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|03/06/2012||77 FR 13248 13251||5-Year Status Reviews of 46 Species in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Montana, Hawaii, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands:Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information.|
|09/22/2009||74 FR 48284 48285||Revised Recovery Plan for the Laysan Duck (Anas laysanensis)|
|07/06/2005||70 FR 38972 38975||Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of the Mariana Fruit Bat (Pteropus mariannus mariannus), Mariana Crow (Corvus hawaiiensis), Laysan Duck (Anas laysanensis), Kauai Akialoa (Honeycreeper) (Hemignathus procerus), Large Kauai Thrush (Myadestes myadestinus), Kauai Oo (Honeyeater) (Moho braccatus), Ou (Honeycreeper) (Psittirostra psittace), Molokai Creeper (Paroreomyza flammea), Molokai Thrush (Myadestes lanaiensis rutha), Kauai Cave Wolf Spider (Adelocosa anops) Kauai Cave Amphipod (Spelaeorchestia koloana), Alsinidendron obovatum (No Common Name), Amaranthus brownii (No Common Name), Chamaesyce celastroides var. kaenana (Akoko), Chamaesyce deppeana (Akoko), Chamaesyce herbstii (Akoko), Chamaesyce skottsbergii var. kalaeloana (Ewa Plains Akoko), Clermontia pyrularia (Oha Wai), Cyanea grimesiana ssp. obatae (No Common Name), Cyanea pinnatifida (Haha), Cyanea st.-johnii (Haha), Cyanea superba (Haha), Cyanea truncata (Haha), Cyrtandra dentate (Haiwale), Gouania vitifolia (No Common Name), Hedyotis degeneri (No Common Name), Hibiscadelphus woodii (Hau Kuahiwi), Castilleja levisecta (Golden paintbrush), Fender's Blue Butterfly (Icaricia icarioides fenderi), Erigeron decumbens var. decumbens (Willamette Daisy), Lupinus sulphureus ssp. kincaidii (Kincaid's Lupine), Lomatium bradshawii (Bradshaw's Desert Parsley), and Sidalcea nelsoniana (Nelson's Checker-mallow)|
|11/04/2004||69 FR 64317||Draft Revised Recovery Plan for the Laysan Duck (Anas laysensis)|
|08/02/2007||Anas laysanensis completed 5-yr review|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Laysan duck, Entire.
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Laysan duck, Entire
No petition findings have been published for the Laysan duck, Entire.
» Life History
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