Birds of Cuba BETA

    ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, Swans)  
Genus: Anas (2 species, 31 worldwide)

Anas is a genus of typical 'dabbling ducks' that stay on the surface and feed mostly on plant matter that can be reached without diving.


Northern Pintail
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
United States  
   
Photograph by Alan Schmierer   Image has been placed in the Public Domain.


White-cheeked Pintail
White-cheeked Pintail (Anas bahamensis rubrirostris)
Mej√≠a, Peru  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.



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