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Anas cyanoptera - Cinnamon Teal
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Taxonomy/Classification
Scientific Name: Anas cyanoptera
Authority: Vieillot, 1816
English Common Name: Cinnamon Teal
Spanish Common Name(s): Cerceta Canela, Pato Colorado
Portuguese Common Name(s): Marreca-Colorada

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Class Order Family
Aves Anseriformes Anatidae

Taxonomic Comments: May hybridize in the wild with A. DISCORS (AOU 1998). See Livezey (1991) for a phylogenetic analysis and classification (supergenera, subgenera, infragenera, etc.) of dabbling ducks based on comparative morphology. See Jackson (1991) for information on identification of North American teal.

Global Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Category: LC - Least concern  
CITES Status: None

Habitat
Shallow lake margins, reed beds, ponds, lagoons, sluggish streams and marshes, primarily in freshwater but found in winter occasionally in marine situations (Tropical to Temperate zones) (AOU 1983). Builds nest on ground near edge of lake, pool, or swamp. Nest is usually well-concealed in vegetation.
Population Status

Distribution Status in Latin America

Native Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Bahamas, Belize, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S.
Extirpated Ecuador

References

  • American Ornithologists' Union (AOU). 1983. Check-list of North American Birds, 6th edition. Allen Press, Inc., Lawrence, Kansas. 877 pp.

  • American Ornithologists' Union (AOU). 1998. Check-list of North American birds. Seventh edition. American Ornithologists' Union, Washington, DC. 829 pp.

  • Bellrose, F.C. 1976. Ducks, geese and swans of North America. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA.

  • BirdLife International. 2004. Threatened birds of the world 2004. CD ROM. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK.

  • Coulter, M. W., and W. R. Miller. 1968. Nesting biology of Black Ducks and Mallards in northern New England. Vermont Fish and Game Department Bulletin 68-2.

  • Dzubin, A. 1955. Some evidence of home range in waterfowl. Transactions of the North American Wildlife Conference 20:278-298.

  • Frazer, C., J. R. Longcore, and D. G. McAuley. 1990. Habitat use by postfledging American black ducks in Maine and New Brunswick. Journal of Wildlife Management 54:451-459.

  • Gilmer, D. S., I. J. Ball, L. M. Cowardin, J. H. Riechmann, and J. R. Tester. 1975. Habitat use and home range of mallards breeding in Minnesota. Journal of Wildlife Management 39:781-789.

  • Howell, S. N. G., and S. Webb. 1995. A guide to the birds of Mexico and northern Central America. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

  • Jackson, G. D. 1991. Field identification of teal in North America: female-like plumages. Part I: blue-winged, cinnamon, and green-winged teal. Birding 23(3):124-133.

  • Livezey, B. C. 1991. A phylogenetic analysis and classification of recent dabbling ducks (tribe Anatini) based on comparative morphology. Auk 108:471-507.

  • Madge, S., and H. Burn. 1988. Waterfowl: an identification guide to the ducks, geese and swans of the world. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. 298 pp.

  • Parker III, T. A., D. F. Stotz, and J. W. Fitzpatrick. 1996. Ecological and distributional databases for neotropical birds. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

  • Peterson, R.T. 1990. A field guide to western birds. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston.

  • Raffaele, H., J. Wiley, O. Garrido, A. Keith, and J. Raffaele. 1998. A guide to the birds of the West Indies. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. 511 pp.

  • Rappole, J.H., Morton, E.S., Lovejoy, T.E. and Ruos, J.L. 1983. Nearctic avian migrants in the Neotropics. U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service and World Wildlife Fund, Washington D.C.

  • Ridgely, R. S. 2002. Distribution maps of South American birds. Unpublished.

  • Ridgely, R. S. and J. A. Gwynne, Jr. 1989. A Guide to the Birds of Panama. 2nd edition. Princeton University Press, Princeton, USA.

  • Ridgely, R. S. and P. J. Greenfield. 2001. The birds of Ecuador: Status, distribution, and taxonomy. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, USA.

  • Ringelman, J. K., J. R. Longcore, and R. B. Owen, Jr. 1982. Nest and brood attentiveness in female Black Ducks. Condor 84:110-116.

  • Root, T. 1988. Atlas of wintering North American birds: An analysis of Christmas Bird Count data. University of Chicago Press. 336 pp.

  • Sibley, D. A. 2000. The Sibley guide to birds. Alfred A. Knopf, New York.

  • Stiles, F. G. and A. F. Skutch. 1989. A guide to the birds of Costa Rica. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, USA. 511 pp.

  • Terres, J. K. 1980. The Audubon Society encyclopedia of North American birds. Alfred A. Knopf, New York.

  • Zook, J. L. 2002. Distribution maps of the birds of Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Unpublished.

  • de la Peņa, M. R. and M. Rumboll. 1998. Birds of southern South America and Antarctica. Harper Collins Publishers, London.


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