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 24 videos
A bird walking. Locality Neuquén Province, Argentina
German Pugnali 5 January 2008 6 years ago 15 sec 4.8
A flock with 8 birds on the lagoon. Locality Laguna del Diario, Maldonado, Maldonado Department, Uruguay
Antonio Silveira 22 February 2013 2 years ago 1 min 50 sec 4.8
A pair foraging on the ground Locality Chiloe Island, Los Lagos Region, Chile (Monotypic species)
Frank Witebsky 2005 7 years ago 27 sec 4.7
A pair swimming with seven chicks Locality Chiloe Island, Los Lagos Region, Chile (Monotypic species)
Frank Witebsky 2005 7 years ago 16 sec 4.6
A pair feeding on grass and swimming on a pond. Locality Valdivia Province, Los Ríos Region, Chile (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 9 October 2003 11 years ago 25 sec 4.4
A couple on the lake. Locality Laguna del Diario, Maldonado, Maldonado Department, Uruguay
Antonio Silveira 26 December 2012 2 years ago 50 sec 4.2
PhotosSee all 40 photos
Chiloe Wigeons splashing.
Locality Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina
Hal and Kirsten Snyder 5 February 2015 21 weeks ago 4.7
Una pareja en el humedal
Locality Maldonado Department, Uruguay
Santiago Carvalho 43 weeks ago 4.6
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 2 years ago 4.5
Bird walking in the grass
Locality Punta Arenas, Magallanes Region, Chile (Monotypic species)
Lutz Dürselen 14 November 2012 1 year ago 4.3
Locality Racconigi, Piedmont Region, Italy
Cristiano Crolle 3 years ago 4.3
An adult bird on a water.
Locality Slimbridge Wildlife & Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Tomasz Doroń 4 July 2009 2 years ago 4.3