white cheek; pointy tail; red at bill base; brown overall (Zoo; 2008-09-18)

White-cheeked Pintail
Anas bahamensis

Native Range: South America

Notes: shows affinities for brackish water throughout most of its range; the common name comes from its two primary fieldmarks: a white face and a pointed tail; little sexual dimorphism.

green speculum bordered by chocolate brown (Zoo; 2008-10-21)
pointy tail is almost white (Zoo; 2008-10-21)
sharp contrast between white cheek and brown crown (Zoo; 2008-10-21)