Birds of Colombia

    ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese and Swans)  
Genus: Anas (4 species, 32 worldwide)

Anas is a genus of typical 'dabbling ducks' that stay on the surface and feed mostly on plant matter that can be reached without diving.


Northern Pintail
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
United States  
   
Photograph by Alan Schmierer   Image has been placed in the Public Domain.



Andean Teal
Andean Teal (Anas andium altipetens)
Sumapaz, Colombia
  Note dark brown-grey color.
   
Photograph by Robert Scanlon   © All Rights Reserved.

Alternate photo.

White-cheeked Pintail
White-cheeked Pintail (Anas bahamensis rubrirostris)
Mej√≠a, Peru  
   


Yellow-billed Pintail
Yellow-billed Pintail (Anas georgica)
Buenos Aires, Argentina  
   

On water.


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