Order: Anseriformes | Family: Anatidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Pto Maldonado, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male and Female | Loc. Amazonia, Brasil
Age: Adult | Sex: Male and Female | Loc. Pto Maldonado, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Mato Grosso, Brazil
Status: The Brazilian Teal is a new colonizer in Southeast Peru where they are mostly known from the region of Madre de Dios.
Name in Spanish: Pato Brasileño.
Sub-species: Brazilian Teal (Amazonetta brasiliensis) (Gmelin, 1789).
Meaning of Name: Amazonetta: Originating from the Amazon River, netta: Gr. Duck. brasiliensis= from Brasil, or originating from Brasil.