Appearance - The White-cheeked Pintail has a brown crown and nape with white cheeks, and throat, blue-grey beak with red at its base, dark brown upperparts, whitish pointed tail, underparts are lighter brown with black spots on the breast and belly. Eyes are brown and legs are dark grey. The female is very similar but has duller beak and face and a shorter tail.
Notes - The White-cheeked Pintail or Bahama Pintail is a dabbling duck. There are three sub-species that look similar and which are distributed in the Caribbean, South America, and the Galapagos Islands.
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White-cheeked Pintail Identification
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