Oxyura jamaicensis andina Gmelin, 1789

Castro-Vargas, Fernando, Cruz-Mendivelso, Yerson, Ortega-Chamorro, Darwin & Palacino-Rodríguez, Fredy, 2020, Birds from northeastern Bogotá Savannah, Cundinamarca, Colombia, Check List 16 (5), pp. 1375-1391 : 1384-1385

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.5.1375

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/A65E6110-FFED-FFEF-FCB9-F8D2C7FDFE7C

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Oxyura jamaicensis andina Gmelin, 1789
status

 

Oxyura jamaicensis andina Gmelin, 1789  

Figure 6B–D

New records. One male and one female swimming in the wetlands of the ESNR on 21 June 2017. We recorded this species in all systematic surveys since 16 July 2017. Identification. Small and chubby duck with an upward turned tail. Male has black head and neck with a varied amount of white on the cheek. Bill light blue. Female blackish.

Remarks. We recorded three reproductive events. Th first event was on 25 May 2018, with five chicks; the sec- ond event was on 6 June 2018, with four chicks; and the last event occurred on 20 September 2018, when we found one nest with four eggs (68.3 mm × 48.1 mm).

Distribution. North America, Mexico, and Colombia. In South America, northern Andean mountains to southern Argentina and Chile. In Colombia at elevations between 2,500 and 4,000 m a.s.l.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Anseriformes

Family

Anatidae

Genus

Oxyura