Puna Teal

The Puna Teal is a species of dabbling duck in the genus Anas. It was previously regarded as a subspecies of the Silver Teal.

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The Puna Teal is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Puna Teal (Anas puna) is a species of dabbling duck in the genus Anas. It was previously regarded as a subspecies of the Silver Teal. The Puna Teal is resident in the Andes of Peru, western Bolivia, northern Chile, and extreme northwestern Argentina. It is found on the larger lakes and pools in the altiplano. The Puna Teal is 19 inches long. They have a black cap that extends to below the eyes. Their lower face and neck are creamy white. More

The Puna Teal (Anas puna) is a species of dabbling duck in the genus Anas. It was previously regarded as a subspecies of the Silver Teal. The Puna Teal is resident in the Andes of Peru, western Bolivia, northern Chile, and extreme northwestern Argentina The status of the Puna Teal is Least Concern. ... More

the Puna Teal is Least Concern. More

The status of the Puna Teal is Least Concern. - ABOUT ME More

The Puna Teal, Anas puna, used to be considered a subspecies of the Silver Teal, but now has full species status It has a distinctive dark cap which descends below its eye, white cheeks and blue bill with a black stripe. The sexes are similar. Range: It is a resident of the Lakes of the Andes in Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina. Status: It’s status is considered to be of Least Concern. More

Puna Teal (Anas puna) by Israel Aragon from Peru XC17072 :: Puna Teal (Anas puna) = Recording data Recordist Israel Aragon Date 17-01-2008 Time 06:30 Country Peru Location Huacarpay lake and wetlands - Cusco Longitude W71. More

Order : Anseriformes
Family : Anatidae
Genus : Anas
Species : puna
Authority : Tschudi, 1844
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