Laysan Teal

Laysan Duck 

Anas laysanensis 

  • RANGE: Laysan duck are endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. Today, they are only found on Laysan Island and Midway Atoll. 
  • HABITAT: They are found in shrublands and around lakes. 
  • DIET: Their diet is mainly made up of insects. 
  • SIZE: Laysan duck are typically 15 to 17 inches long. 
  • LOCATION IN ZOO: Tropical Rainforest 
  • CONSERVATION STATUS: Laysan duck are classified as Critically Endangered. Their small populations are at risk from disease and natural disasters but do appear to be increasing thanks to conservation efforts.