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Anas georgica (Yellow-billed Pintail)

Wikipedia Abstract

The yellow-billed pintail (Anas georgica) is a South American dabbling duck of the genus Anas with three described subspecies.
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Anas georgica georgica (South Georgian pintail)
Anas georgica niceforoi (Niceforo's pintail)
Anas georgica spinicauda (Brown pintail)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 2.16423
EDGE Score: 1.15191


Adult Weight [1]  1.327 lbs (602 g)
Birth Weight [2]  37 grams
Female Weight [1]  1.179 lbs (535 g)
Male Weight [1]  1.477 lbs (670 g)
Weight Dimorphism [1]  25.2 %
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  10 %
Diet - Plants [3]  70 %
Diet - Seeds [3]  20 %
Forages - Ground [3]  30 %
Forages - Water Surface [3]  40 %
Forages - Underwater [3]  30 %
Clutch Size [5]  6
Clutches / Year [1]  1
Incubation [4]  26 days
Mating System [2]  Monogamy
Snout to Vent Length [1]  19 inches (49 cm)


Protected Areas

Important Bird Areas

Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Lago Cumbal Colombia A1

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Cerrado Brazil No
Chilean Winter Rainfall-Valdivian Forests Chile No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No

Prey / Diet

Branchinecta gaini[4]
Callitriche antarctica (Antarctic water-starwort)[4]


Parasitized by 
Baruscapillaria obsignata <Unverified Name>[6]
Cloacotaenia megalops[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
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
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License