Chiloe Wigeon (Anas sibilatrix) - HBW 1, p. 601
French: Canard de Chiloé
Spanish: Silbón Overo
Other common names: Southern/Chilean Wigeon
Taxonomy: Anas sibilatrix Poeppig, 1829, Talcahuano, Concepción, Chile.
Forms superspecies with A. penelope and A. americana; sometimes placed in genus Mareca. Monotypic.
Distribution: South America S of C Argentina and C Chile; Falkland Is.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 19 videos
A bird walking. Locality Neuquén Province, Argentina
German Pugnali 5 January 2008 4 years ago 15 sec 4.8
A pair foraging on the ground Locality Chiloe Island, Los Lagos Region, Chile (Monotypic species)
Frank Witebsky 2005 5 years ago 27 sec 4.6
A pair swimming with seven chicks Locality Chiloe Island, Los Lagos Region, Chile (Monotypic species)
Frank Witebsky 2005 5 years ago 16 sec 4.4
A flock with 8 birds on the lagoon. Locality Laguna del Diario, Maldonado, Maldonado Department, Uruguay
Antonio Silveira 22 February 2013 11 weeks ago 1 min 50 sec 4.2
A pair swimming on a pond Locality Valdivia Province, Los Ríos Region, Chile (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 9 October 2003 9 years ago 20 sec 4.1
A couple on the lake. Locality Laguna del Diario, Maldonado, Maldonado Department, Uruguay
Antonio Silveira 26 December 2012 20 weeks ago 50 sec 4
PhotosSee all 26 photos
Escaped male free living in a group of Common Ducks
Locality Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel, Zuidplas, South Holland Province, Netherlands
Rob Belterman 20 January 2013 17 weeks ago 4.4
Locality Racconigi, Piedmont Region, Italy
Cristiano Crolle 1 year ago 4.2
A flock of seven individuals in the lagoon.
Locality Laguna del Diario, Maldonado, Maldonado Department, Uruguay
Antonio Silveira 22 February 2013 12 weeks ago 4
An adult bird on a water.
Locality Slimbridge Wildlife & Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Tomasz Doroń 4 July 2009 14 weeks ago 4
Martin Hale 20 November 2011 1 year ago 4
An adult swimming.
Locality Barcelona Zoo, Barcelona, Barcelona Province, Catalonia, Spain (Monotypic species)
gemma aznar 29 March 2010 2 years ago 4