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 25 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 3 years ago 27 sec 4.3
A couple foraging. Locality Bubali Bird Sanctuary, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles
Antonio Silveira 10 May 2013 40 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 18 weeks ago 45 sec 4.2
PhotosSee all 30 photos
Adult standing in the water.
Locality Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands (ssp galapagensis)
Sergey Pisarevsky 17 March 2012 1 year ago 4.4
Bird in wetland of the island.
Locality Bubali Bird Sanctuary, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles (ssp bahamensis)
Antonio Silveira 10 May 2013 43 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 15 weeks ago 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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