Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Yellow-billed Pintail

Yellow-billed Pintail Anas georgica

Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Brown Pintail, Gerogian Teal, South American Green-winged Teal, South Georgia Pintail, Chilean Pintail, Nicefero's Pintail
Old scientific name(s): Dafila georgica


near Urugaiana, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil - Aug, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  near Cassino, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil - Aug, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  Tierra del Fuego, Chile - Mar, 2007 © Lou Hegedus  Chile - Jan, 2007 © Nancy Bell 
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Andes of c. to s. South America; Falkland Is.; South Georgia;
Three populations;
(1) E. Andes of ec. Colombia (upper Cauca Valley near Cali n. to Cundinamarca at La Herrera, Tibabuyes and Bogota Savanna, Boyaca on Laguna de Tota and Laguna de Fuquene).
(2) Sw. Colombia (Laguna La Cocha, Lago de Cumbal, Narino, Sibundoy Valley, Putumayo) and Ecuador s. through coastal Peru (Mollendo), c. and s. Bolivia (Chaco), Paraguay, se. Brazil n. to Sao Paulo, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina to Tierra del Fuego. Falkland Is. (Lafonia).
Winters n. to s. Brazil.
(3) South Georgia Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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