WHITE CHEEKED PINTAIL

SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Anas Bahamensis

HABITAT:  Coastal habitats, mangrove swamps, estuaries, saline or brackish pools and lagoon extending through the Caribbean and West Indies into South America.

CONSERVATION STATUS:  Least Concern

FUN FACT:   There are three subspecies of the white-cheeked pintail. A. b. bahamensis (lesser white-cheeked pintail)- West Indies, N South America to N. Brazil A. b. rubrirostris (greater white-cheeked pintail)- E Bolivia and S Brazil to N Argentina and Uruguay A. b. galapagensis (Galapagos white-cheeked pintail)- Galapagos Islands.

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