White-cheeked Pintail (Anas bahamensis) - HBW 1, p. 611
French: Canard des Bahamas
Spanish: Anade Gargantillo
Other common names: Bahama Pintail/Duck; Galapagos Pintail (galapagensis)
Taxonomy: Anas bahamensis Linnaeus, 1758, Bahama Islands.
Considered by some to form superspecies with A. erythrorhyncha, with which sometimes partitioned off in genus Poecilonetta. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- bahamensis Linnaeus, 1758 - West Indies, N South America to N Brazil.
- rubrirostris Vieillot, 1816 - E Bolivia and S Brazil to N Argentina and Uruguay.
- galapagensis (Ridgway, 1889) - Galapagos Is.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 18 videos
Several birds drinking, resting and swimming Locality Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands (ssp galapagensis)
Anna Motis 22 August 2005 5 years ago 38 sec 4.8
Four birds resting and swimming on a lake Locality Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands (ssp galapagensis)
Anna Motis 22 August 2005 5 years ago 33 sec 4.5
Group Locality Santa Isabel, Santa Fe Province, Argentina
Martin Manassero 8 September 2013 13 weeks ago 50 sec 4.4
A single individual was video taped with immatures near the visitor center of this protected area Locality Pantanos de Villa, Lima Department, Peru (ssp rubrirostris)
DAVID ASCANIO 21 January 2011 2 years ago 27 sec 4.3
A couple foraging. Locality Bubali Bird Sanctuary, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles
Antonio Silveira 10 May 2013 28 weeks ago 1 min 2 sec 4.3
A couple in the water in London. Locality St. James's Park, London, England, Great Britain
Christian Wiesmann 27 October 2013 5 weeks ago 45 sec 4.2
PhotosSee all 28 photos
Adult standing in the water.
Locality Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands (ssp galapagensis)
Sergey Pisarevsky 17 March 2012 1 year ago 4.3
Bird in wetland of the island.
Locality Bubali Bird Sanctuary, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles (ssp bahamensis)
Antonio Silveira 10 May 2013 30 weeks ago 4
A male swimming
Locality Racconigi, Piedmont Region, Italy
Cristiano Crolle 20 October 2012 1 year ago 4
Immature preched on small rock in the lagoon of wetland of the island.
Locality Bubali Bird Sanctuary, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles
Antonio Silveira 18 November 2013 3 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 3.8
Lateral view of bird standing by the water
Locality Antigua Island, Antigua and Barbuda (ssp bahamensis)
Mikko Pyhälä 22 June 2010 3 years ago 3.8
Adult bird on a water.
Locality Birdworld, Farnham, Surrey, England, Great Britain
Tomasz Doroń 23 August 2008 1 year ago 3.8
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