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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In other words, Central and South America. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

Anas bahamensis Linnaeus, Bahama Islands. White-cheeked pintail males show no involvement in providing care for the ducklings.

Tree of Life Web Project. They include mammals such as rats Rattus and domestic dogs Canis lupus familiaris. White-cheeked pintail anaw The white-cheeked pintail forages by head-dipping, upending naas diving in shallow water, feeding mainly on plant material such as grasses and the seeds, buds, leaves and stems of aquatic plants, but also sometimes taking animal matter, such as aquatic invertebrates 2 7 8.

It was first described by Linnaeus in his Systema naturae in under its current scientific name.

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Accessed December 31, at https: This page was last edited on 29 Octoberat The side of their head and throat are white. This species inhabits mangrove swamps, estuaries, small saline salty or brackish pools, and coastal lagoons.


BirdLife Bahamensiss June, http: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Serial monogamy and double brooding in the white-cheeked Bahama pintail Anas bahamensis. Status and conservation Not globally threatened Least Concern.

New Holland Publishers, London. It is common for white-cheeked pintails to demonstrate swimming and sticking their heads under water dabbling to forage.

A leucistic whitish variant is known in aviculture as the Silver Bahama pintail. Common Coastal Birds of Florida and the Caribbean. Help complete this species There are many ways to contribute—we need species information, photographs, audio, video, translations, maps, distribution data, and bird sightings.

Ducklings make peeping sounds Hilty and Brown, ; Kear, International Union for Conservation of Nature. The range is sporadical along the coast of South America including the western coasts of Peru, Chile, and Ecuador including the Galapagos Islands.

A fairly common, uniquely-marked duck, the White-cheeked Pintail is spottily ditributed throughout South America and the Caribbean. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.

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The white-cheeked bahamfnsis forages by head-dipping, upending and diving in shallow water, feeding mainly on plant material such as grasses and the seeds, buds, leaves and stems of aquatic plants, but also sometimes taking animal matter, such as aquatic invertebrates 2 7 8. Forced extra-pair copulations were demonstrated and polygynous relationships have been noted. Quality image This image has been assessed using the Quality image guidelines and is considered a Quality image.


Which species are on the road to recovery? Galapagos pintails have a wingspan of 55 to 62 cm, while lesser white-cheeked pintails’ wingspanis cm, and greater white-cheeked pintails’ wingspan is 60 to 68 cm. Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use baahmensis image. Status and breeding behavior of bajamensis Bahama pintail and the New Zealand blue duck.

It cannot be confused with any other duck in its range.

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Aberrations in plumage coloration in birds. Predation of a white-cheeked pintail Anas bahamensis duckling by a bullfrog Rana catesbeiana. Hilty and Brown, ; Nellis, ; Sorenson, The white-cheeked bahzmensis Anas bahamensisbahajensis known as the Bahama pintail or summer duck[2] is a species of dabbling duck.

Subspecies A population usually restricted to a geographical area that differs from other populations of the same species, but not to the extent of being classified as a separate species. Help us improve the site by taking our survey. More often found in brackish waters than other dabbling ducks, the White-cheeked Pintail is a resident of mangrove swamps, small lakes, and coastal lagoons.