Brazilian Teal Amazonetta brasiliensis
(aka Brazilian Duck)

Brazilian name: pé-vermelho 
Brazilian Teal, REGUA< Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 2006 - click for larger image Brazil

The Brazilian Teal occurs from Colombia to Argentina and Uruguay. They are found in pairs or small groups on lakes and pools normally away from the coast and close to dense vegetation.

Brazilian Teal, Taim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, August 2004 - click for larger image The male on the left of both photos has a red bill and legs while the female on the right has a grey bill. The other key feature in the male is the pale grey area on the cheeks and the sides of the neck.

There are recordings and a distribution map on xeno-canto .

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