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Anas bahamensis (White-cheeked Pintail)

Wikipedia Abstract

The white-cheeked pintail (Anas bahamensis), also known as the Bahama pintail or summer duck, is a species of dabbling duck. It was first described by Linnaeus in his Systema naturae in 1758 under its current scientific name.
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Infraspecies

Anas bahamensis bahamensis (Bahama pintail)
Anas bahamensis galapagensis (Galapagos pintail)
Anas bahamensis rubrirostris (South Bahama pintail)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
11
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 2.34329
EDGE Score: 1.20695

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.08 lbs (492 g)
Birth Weight [2]  34 grams
Diet [3]  Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Plants [3]  70 %
Diet - Seeds [3]  30 %
Forages - Water Surface [3]  80 %
Forages - Underwater [3]  20 %
Clutch Size [5]  8
Incubation [4]  25 days

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Araya and Paria xeric scrub Venezuela Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Atacama desert Chile Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Bahamian pine mosaic Bahamas Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests  
Bahamoan-Antillean mangroves Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic Neotropic Mangroves      
Bahia coastal forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Bahia interior forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Campos Rupestres montane savanna Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Caribbean shrublands France, United Kingdom, Dominica, St. Lucia, Netherlands Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands      
Catatumbo moist forests Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central Andean dry puna Argentina, Bolivia, Chile Neotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Central Andean puna Argentina, Bolivia, Peru Neotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Cerrado Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Chilean matorral Chile Neotropic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Chiquitano dry forests Bolivia, Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Cordillera La Costa montane forests Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cuban cactus scrub Cuba Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Cuban dry forests Cuba Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Cuban moist forests Cuba Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cuban pine forests Cuba Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests  
Cuban wetlands Cuba Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Dry Chaco Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Enriquillo wetlands Haiti, Dominican Republic Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Espinal Argentina Neotropic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Galápagos Islands scrubland mosaic Ecuador Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Guajira-Barranquilla xeric scrub Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands  
Guianan Freshwater swamp forests Suriname, Guyana, French Guiana Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guianan Highlands moist forests Venezuela, Brazil, Guyana, Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guianan moist forests Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
High Monte Argentina Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands  
Hispaniolan dry forests Haiti, Dominican Republic Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Hispaniolan moist forests Haiti, Dominican Republic Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Hispaniolan pine forests Haiti, Dominican Republic Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Humid Chaco Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Humid Pampas Argentina Neotropic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
La Costa xeric shrublands Venezuela Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Leeward Islands moist forests St. Kitts and Nevis, Antigua & Barbuda Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Lesser Antillean dry forests Grenada, St. Lucia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Llanos Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Low Monte Argentina Neotropic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Magdalena-Urabá moist forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Orinoco Delta swamp forests Venezuela, Guyana Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Orinoco wetlands Venezuela Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Pantanal Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Paraguana xeric scrub Venezuela Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Paraná flooded savanna Argentina Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Puerto Rican dry forests United States Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Puerto Rican moist forests United States Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sechura desert Peru Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Serra do Mar coastal forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Southern Andean steppe Argentina, Chile Neotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Southern Andean Yungas Bolivia, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tumbes-Piura dry forests Ecuador, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Uruguayan savanna Uruguay, Brazil, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Valdivian temperate forests Chile, Argentina Neotropic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  
Bañados del Este Wetland Reserve 986054 Uruguay  
Ciénaga de Zapata National Park 1606900 Cuba  
El Palmar National Park II   Entre Rios, Argentina  
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge 15 Virgin Islands, United States
Morrocoy National Park 63672 Venezuela  
Parque Atlantico Mar Chiquita Nature Reserve VI 706059 Cordoba, Argentina  
Parque Nacional Henri Pittier National Park 218030 Venezuela  
Reserva de la Biosfera de Pozuelos Biosphere Reserve 988422 Argentina  
Reserva Nacional Lauca National Park II 349990 Chile  
Reserva Natural Otamendi Strict Nature Reserve Ia   Buenos Aires, Argentina  
Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge IV 507 Virgin Islands, United States  
Santuario de la Naturaleza Pumalín Sanctuary 713364 Chile
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (incl. Tayrona NP) National Park II 1031303 Colombia  
Tinfunqué National Park 607935 Paraguay  
Virgin Islands Biosphere Reserve 15148 Virgin Islands, United States  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
North, Middle and East Caicos Ramsar Site Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) A1, A2, A4i, A4iii, B4i  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Caribbean Islands Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks And Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands - British, Virgin Islands - U.S. No
Cerrado Brazil No
Chilean Winter Rainfall-Valdivian Forests Chile No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

Prey / Diet

Ruppia maritima (Ditch grass)[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Branta bernicla (Brent Goose)1
Brevoortia aurea (Brazilian menhaden)1
Caretta caretta (Loggerhead)1
Lagodon rhomboides (Salt-water bream)1
Lepidochelys kempii (Atlantic Ridley, Kemp’s Ridley Seaturtle)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Cloacotaenia megalops[6]
Fimbriaria fasciolaris[6]
Levinseniella cruzi[6]
Maritrema nicolli[6]
Notocotylus breviserialis <Unverified Name>[6]
Strongyloides minimum <Unverified Name>[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Adventure Aquariumbahamensis
African Safaribahamensis
Akron Zoological Parkbahamensis
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Beale Parkbahamensis
Bellewaerde Park
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoobahamensis
Bioparc Valencia
Blackbrook Zoological Park
 bahamensis
Brevard Zoobahamensis
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Gardenbahamensis
Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Trustbahamensis
Chahinkapa Zoobahamensis
Cologne Zoo
Dallas World Aquarium
Denver Zoological Gardens
Detroit Zoological Society
Ellen Trout Zoo
 bahamensis
Espace Zoolog de St-Martin-la-Plaine
Faunia (Parque Biologico De Madrid,SA)
Flamingo Park Wildlife Encounter
 rubrirostris
Fort Worth Zoological Park
GaiaPark, Kerkrade Zoo
Greenville Zoo
Harewood Bird Garden at Leedsbahamensis
Hong Kong Zool. & Botanical Gardens
Jardin Zoologico de Cdad.Buenos Aires
Johannesburg Zoological Gardensbahamensis
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Khao Kheow Open Zoobahamensis
La Vallée des Singes
Lotherton Bird Garden
Martin Mere Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
 bahamensis
Marwell Wildlifebahamensis
Münchener Tierpark Hellabrunn
Miami Metrozoo
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny w Lodzbahamensis
Montecasino Bird Gardens
 bahamensis
Montgomery Zoobahamensis
Moscow Zoological Park
National Aviary in Pittsburghbahamensis
Oklahoma City Zoological Parkbahamensis
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoobahamensis
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park
Parc de la Haute Touche (MNHN)rubrirostris
Parc des Oiseaux
Parc Paradisio S.A.bahamensis
Parc Zoologique De Cleres (MNHN)
 rubrirostris
Parc Zoologique de Paris (MNHN)rubrirostris
Parco Zoo Punta Verde
Parque De Animales Silvestres Temaikèn
Pensthorpe Conservation Trust Limited
Queens Zoo
Rotterdam Zoo
 bahamensis
Saitama Children's Zoobahamensis
San Diego Zoobahamensis
Sedgwick County Zoo
Slimbridge New Grounds W&WTrust
 bahamensis
Smithsonian National Zoological Parkbahamensis
South Lakes Wild Animal Park
Terra Natura S.A.
Tiergarten Bernburg
Tilgate Nature Centrebahamensis
Umgeni River Bird Park
 bahamensis
Whipsnade Wild Animal Parkbahamensis
Wildlife World Zoo
 bahamensis
Willow Park Zoo
Zoo de La Flechebahamensis
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo Decin - Pastyrska Stena
Zoo Dresden GmbH
Zoo Hannover GmbH
Zoo New England, Franklin Park Zoobahamensis
Zoo Santo Inácio Vila Nova de Gaia
Zool.Nacional Parque Metro De Santiago
 rubrirostris
Zoological Garden Prague
Zoological Society of Trinidad &Tobago
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzen
Zoologischer Garten Augsburg GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Halle GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Magdeburg

Range Map

Caribbean; North America;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
3Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
4del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
5Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
6Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access