Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Cinnamon Teal (Anas cyanoptera) - HBW 1, p. 612

French: Sarcelle cannelle German: Zimtente Spanish: Cerceta Colorada

Taxonomy: Anas cyanoptera Vieillot, 1816, Río de la Plata and Buenos Aires.
Sometimes placed in genus Spatula. Five subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • septentrionalium Snyder & Lumsden, 1951 - WC North America, from British Columbia S to NW Mexico.
  • tropica Snyder & Lumsden, 1951 - NW Colombia.
  • borreroi Snyder & Lumsden, 1951 - E Andes of Colombia.

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  • septentrionalium Snyder & Lumsden, 1951 - WC North America, from British Columbia S to NW Mexico.
  • tropica Snyder & Lumsden, 1951 - NW Colombia.
  • borreroi Snyder & Lumsden, 1951 - E Andes of Colombia.
  • orinomus (Oberholser, 1906) - Andes of Peru to N Chile.
  • cyanoptera Vieillot, 1816 - S Peru and S Brazil to Tierra del Fuego; Falkland Is.