Birds of Colombia

DUCKS  | PATOS 

No running to start taking off as they go directly into flight. Many species hybridized. Many species of ducks and geese are domesticated and they are heavier than the wild species. Total of 25 species of ducks and geese.

No necesitan correr para iniciar vuelo. Algunas especies producen híbridos. Muchas especies de patos y gansos son domesticadas y generalmente más pesadas que las silvestres. Existen 25 especies de patos y gansos.

BLACK-BELLIED WHISTLING DUCK

Name in English: Black-belly whistling duck
Name in Spanish: Iguaza Común or Pisingo 
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Scientific Name: Dendrocygna autumnalis
Size/Tamaño: 20 in | 52 cm 
Status: 
Location: Valle del Cauca
Altura: 1000 m
Notes: 


Photos by: Luis A. Materón ©

Black-bellied whistling duck| Iguaza común or Pisingo | Dendrocygna autumnalis

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White-FACE WHISTLING DUCK

Name in English: White-face whistling duck
Name in Spanish: Iguaza careta
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Scientific Name: Dendrocygna viduata
Size/Tamaño: 18 in | 47 cm 
Status: 
Location: 
Altura: < 2700 m
Notes: 


Photos by: Luis A. Materón ©

White face whistling duck| Iguaza carata | Dendrocygna viduata

Male   ♂︎

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FAMILY ANATIDAE - FAMILIA ANATIDAE

Species of the family Anatidae to photograph 
Species de la familia Anatidae por fotografiar
Scientific
Name
Name in
Spanish
Name in
English
Dendrocygna bicolor Iguasa María Fulvous Whistling-Duck
Neochen jubata Pato Carretero Orinoco Goose
Cairina moschata Pato Real Muscovy Duck
Sarkidiornis melanotos Pato Crestudo Comb Duck
Amazonetta brasiliensis Pato Brasileño Brazilian Teal
Merganetta armata Pato de Torrentes Torrent Duck
Anas americana Pato Americano American Wigeon
Anas platyrhynchos Pato Real Mallard
Anas strepera Pato Friso Gadwall
Anas crecca Pato Aliverde Green-winged Teal
Anas andium Cerceta Barcina Andean Teal
Anas acuta Pato Rabo-de-gallo Northern Pintail
Anas georgica Pato Piquidorado Yellow-billed Pintail
Anas bahamensis Pato Cariblanco White-cheeked Pintail
Anas discors Barraquete Aliazul Blue-winged Teal
Anas cyanoptera Pato Colorado Cinnamon Teal
Anas clypeata Pato Cucharo Northern Shoveler
Netta erythrophthalma Pato Negro Southern Pochard
Aythya collaris Pato Collarejo Ring-necked Duck
Aythya affinis Pato Canadiense Lesser Scaup
Nomonyx dominicus Pato Enmascarado Masked Duck
Oxyura jamaicensis Pato Rufo Ruddy Duck
Melanitta americana Negron Americano Black Scoter
Mergus serrator Serreta Mediana Red-breasted Merganser