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Yellow-billed pintail, La Cocha, Colombia Found in the La Cocha Lagoon at about 3,000m asl. This is likely the spinicauda subspecies, the most numerous out of 3 subspecies. The georgica subspecies is rare, with an estimate of a 1000+ breeding pairs. The niceforoi subspecies is thought to be extinct. <br />
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This species is found between 2,100 and 3,800m altitude. The sexes are similar but they can be distinguished by call: the male rattles whilst the females quacks.  Anas georgica,Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Fall,Geotagged,South America,Yellow-billed pintail Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Yellow-billed pintail, La Cocha, Colombia

Found in the La Cocha Lagoon at about 3,000m asl. This is likely the spinicauda subspecies, the most numerous out of 3 subspecies. The georgica subspecies is rare, with an estimate of a 1000+ breeding pairs. The niceforoi subspecies is thought to be extinct.

This species is found between 2,100 and 3,800m altitude. The sexes are similar but they can be distinguished by call: the male rattles whilst the females quacks.

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The yellow-billed pintail is a South American dabbling duck of the genus ''Anas'' with three described subspecies.

Similar species: Ducks, Geese, Etc.
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Mar 13, 2019. Captured Oct 26, 2018 16:25 in Vía Laguna de la Cocha, Pasto, Nariño, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/5.6
  • 1/320s
  • ISO64
  • 400mm