Order: Anseriformes | Family: Anatidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male and Female | Loc. Chile
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Chile
Age: Adult | Sex: Male & Female | Loc. Chile
Age: M. F. & Chicks | Sex: Female & Unknown | Loc. Pto. Natales, Chile
Status: The Chiloe Wigeon is considered a vagrant species in Peru. The few known records come from Lake Junin and the Department of Puno. Further confirmation for these records is needed.
Name in Spanish: Pato Overo.
Sub-species: Chiloe Wigeon (Anas sibilatrix) Poeppig, 1829.
Meaning of Name: Mareca: Brazilian Portuguese name, Marréco or Mareca, for the smaller kinds of duck. sibilatrix: L. hissing, whistling. A duck that hisses and whistles.
Formerly known as Anas sibilatrix (2017).
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 11/09/2014.