Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Brazilian Teal

Brazilian Teal Amazonetta brasiliensis

Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Brazilian Duck, Schuyl's Teal, Lesser Brazilian Teal, Greater Brazilian Teal
Old scientific name(s): Anas brasiliensis


Brazil - Date unknown © Arthur Grosset  Chapada, Brazil - Sep, 2004 © Tom Stephenson 
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C. and e. tropical South America;
(1) E. Colombia from Arauca and Vichada to s. Meta to c. Venezuela (Orinoco Basin, Tachira, Rio Apure and its tributaries, Apure, Barinas, Guarico and Bolivar), Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, e. Ecuador, e. Peru and Brazil (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina) s. to c. Mato Grosso and Rio de Janeiro.
(2) S. Brazil, e. half of Bolivia (Beni, Santa Cruz, Tarija), Paraguay, Uruguay and ne. Argentina s. to Cordoba, Santa Fe, Entre Rios and n. Buenos Aires.


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


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