white on face; green head; rufous sides; speckled back (Zoo; 2008-09-17)

Chiloe Wigeon
Anas sibilatrix

Native Range: South America

Notes: Chiloe, from which this species gets its name, is an island off the coast of Chile where this bird is common; inhabits shallow lakes with dense water vegetation; males are noisy in courtship, form strong pair bonds, and assist in broodcare; little sexual dimorphism except that the drake is slightly brighter in plumage than the hen.

steep forehead; high crown; blue bill; speckled breast (Zoo; 2008-09-17)
dorsal view; back lined in white on black (Zoo; 2008-10-21)