Taxon profile


Pacific Black Duck
Anas superciliosa J. F. Gmelin, 1789

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Anseriformes »  family Anatidae - ducks, geese and swans »  genus Anas

Other names

= Gray Duck

Least Concern


juvenile animal


Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Anas superciliosa pelewensis Hartlaub & Finsch, 1872 - Island Black Duck
subspecies Anas superciliosa rogersi Mathews, 1912 - Australasian Grey Duck

Anas superciliosa rogersi - Australasian Grey Duck

subspecies Anas superciliosa superciliosa Gmelin, 1789 - New Zealand Grey Duck

Anas superciliosa superciliosa - New Zealand Grey Duck

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22680217]

Bird Life [] [as Anas superciliosa Gmelin, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [05d1fda5-40e6-4c91-9cab-ca1cd3a65bd0]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Anas superciliosa Gmelin, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 1 February 2015
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [52880]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Anas superciliosa J. F. Gmelin, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Anas superciliosa Gmelin, JF, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Anas superciliosa Gmelin, 1789]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Anas superciliosa]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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