White-cheeked Pintail cm; male g#R, female g#R. Unmistakable, with white cheek and throat patches contrasting with dark brown crown. Scientific Name, Anas bahamensis galapagensis. Location, Santa Cruz Island ( Isla Santa Cruz), Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Specimen. Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba; Brazil; Cayman Islands .

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It is mainly brown with white cheeks and a red-based grey bill young birds lack the pink. One genetic study suggested that present species forms a monophyletic group with A.

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Ducklings are brighter in color, have a distinguishing black line from their eye to the back of their neck, and have a pink spot at the base of their bill. View all coordinates using: More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: Spatial distribution and food of ducks in the coastal area in Suriname. White-cheeked pintails employ their vision when finding the appropriate source of food.

Recommended citation Carboneras, C. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. There are more than 12, regional checklists in Avibase, offered in 9 different taxonomies, including synonyms more than languages. Located in the southern range of South America are the greater white-cheeked pintails, Bahamnesis bahamensis rubrirostris. Birds of Vieques island Puerto Rico.

Species Accounts Cairina to Mergus. While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the contents of references beyond our control. Implications for waterbird conservation. Caribbean Journal of Science, 39 2: Glossary Brackish Slightly salty water, usually a mixture of salt and freshwater, such as that found in estuaries.


Tree of Life Web Project. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Skip to main content. International Union for Conservation of Nature. It bayamensis popular in wildfowl collections, and escapees are frequently seen in a semi-wild condition in Europe. The following 5 pages uses this file: Status and breeding behavior of the Bahama pintail and the New Zealand blue duck. Pato gargantilla Spanish Bolivia: Spottily distributed but fairly common and widespread.

Pato gargantilla Spanish Uruguay: When greater white-cheeked pintails are not having young they typically move away from the breeding site. Kear, ; Nellis, ; Sorenson, The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. For all subspecies, females are larger, weighing an average of grams, while males average grams.

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Ducklings feed on grass seeds and aquatic invertebrates. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island.

White-cheeked pintail

They become very tame, and the free-living ducks have adapted to living on the shore line begging at the restaurants located at the border. Pato gargantillo Spanish Colombia: Ducklings make peeping sounds Hilty and Brown, ; Kear, White-faced heron Egretta novaehollandiae.

Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. White-cheeked pintails are identified by the white spot located on their cheeks.

These dabbling ducks have a grey-blue bill, with a red spot at the base. Bahama Pintail, Galapagos Pintail galapagensis. Marreca-toicinho, marreca-toucinho, paturi-do-mato Portuguese Brazil: The nest is on the ground under vegetation and near water.

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If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. At birth, ducklings weigh around 34g. Small flocks sometimes form 5 abasand when food is abundant larger groups of up to 1, are occasionally seen 7. Threatened Waterfowl Specialist Group: