Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

Sitio realizado por aficionados a la observación de aves desde 10 de enero 2006

Ducks on the wing

Learning ducks on the wing. Specula, spots and stripes unseen with folded wings. Good clues for identification when they fly past

Rosy-billed Pochard
Netta peposaca: wide white wing-stripe
picazo JST 2 14© J. Simón Tagtachian

Brazilian Teal
Amazonetta brasiliensis: Green and blue flight feathers with inner white triangle
Pato cutirí/Brazilian Teal© J. Simón Tagtachian

Ringed Teal
Callonetta leucophrys: White circular patch and green or blue speculum
Pato de collar/Ringed Teal© J. Simón Tagtachian

Chiloe Wigeon
Anas sibilatrix: Oblique white wing-stripe and white rump
Pato overo/Chiloe WigeonEduardo Carreyra

Yellow-billed Teal
Anas flavirostris: Black and green speculum between upper cinnamon and lower whitish bands
Pato barcino/Yellow-billed Teal© Roberto Ares

Silver Teal
Anas versicolor: Green or blue speculum between white bands
Pato capuchino/Silver Teal© J. Simón Tagtachian