Order: Anseriformes | Family: Anatidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male & Female | Loc. Cusco, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male & Female | Loc. Huacarpay, Cusco
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Peruvian Andes
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Cusco, Peru
Status: The Puna Teal is common to uncommon in the high Andes at elevations ranging between 3000 to 4400 m. It also occurs in Bo and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Pato de la Puna.
Sub-species: Puna Teal (Spatula puna) Tschudi, 1844.
Meaning of Name: Anas: L. duck. Spatula: L. Spoon.
Formaerly known as Anas puna.
- 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.