White-cheeked Pintail

Anas bahamensis - Canard des Bahamas

Canard des Bahamas
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Anas

  • Species
    :

    bahamensis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 51 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 4 à 7 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Canard des Bahamas
adult
Canard des Bahamas
adult plum. breeding

White-cheeked Pintail (Anas bahamensis) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Anas bahamensis bahamensis (West Indies, n South America)
  • Anas bahamensis rubrirostris (s Ecuador and s Brazil to n Argentina and n Chile)
  • Anas bahamensis galapagensis (Galápagos Is.)

Foreign names

  • Canard des Bahamas,
  • Anade Gargantillo,
  • Marreca-toicinho,
  • Bahamaente,
  • Bahama-réce,
  • Bahamapijlstaart,
  • Codone guancebianche,
  • Bahamaand,
  • Hvitkinnand,
  • kačica bielolíca,
  • ostralka bělolící,
  • Hvidkindet Spidsand,
  • valkoposkisorsa,
  • ànec de les Bahames,
  • rożeniec białolicy,
  • baltvaigu garkaklis,
  • Багамская шилохвость,
  • ホオジロオナガガモ,
  • 白脸针尾鸭,
  • 白臉針尾鴨,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Marshes/Pools ; Marine Neritic : Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses)

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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