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 14 videos
Several birds drinking, resting and swimming Locality Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands (ssp galapagensis)
Anna Motis 22 August 2005 5 years ago 38 sec 4.5
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
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 4.2
A pair feeding by filtering in shallow water together with Cinnamon Teals Locality Mouth of Lluta River, Lluta River, Arica, Arica and Parinacota Region, Chile (ssp rubrirostris)
Josep del Hoyo 23 October 2003 8 years ago 33 sec 3.9
Bird on the lake. Locality Bubali Bird Sanctuary, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles
Antonio Silveira 29 May 2012 49 weeks ago 25 sec 3.8
A pair foraging on the grass Locality Unare Lagoon, Anzoátegui State, Venezuela (ssp bahamensis)
DAVID ASCANIO 31 August 2003 5 years ago 19 sec 3.7
PhotosSee all 23 photos
Adult standing in the water.
Locality Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands (ssp galapagensis)
Sergey Pisarevsky 17 March 2012 45 weeks ago 4.1
A male swimming
Locality Racconigi, Piedmont Region, Italy
Cristiano Crolle 20 October 2012 26 weeks ago 4
Lateral view of bird standing by the water
Locality Antigua Island, Antigua and Barbuda (ssp bahamensis)
Mikko Pyhälä 22 June 2010 2 years ago 3.8
Adult bird on a water.
Locality Birdworld, Farnham, Surrey, England, Great Britain
Tomasz Doroń 23 August 2008 23 weeks ago 3.8
Bird in wetland of the island.
Locality Bubali Bird Sanctuary, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles
Antonio Silveira 10 May 2013 6 days ago ADDED LAST WEEK 3.7
A male White-cheeked Pintail
Locality Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Michel Brochu 3 November 2008 1 year ago 3.7
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