White-cheeked Pintail – Anas bahamensis

It is not really native to Switzerland but there was a “tourist” in Lucerne, Switzerland these days, hanging out with the Mallards: A White-cheeked Pintail (Anas bahamensis – Bahamaente) no ring, maybe an escapee who knows, but pretty anyway.

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~ by Natalie on June 8, 2011.

13 Responses to “White-cheeked Pintail – Anas bahamensis”

  1. It certainly is a beauty. I love that splash of red on the bill.

  2. What a beautiful Pintail! Much different than the Pintails here in the US. Great capture!

  3. Gorgeous Duck!–NICE that he came for a visit!

  4. Yes, very pretty. Great photo.

  5. Gorgeous textures & colors!

  6. A beautiful bird to see…

  7. For you, I hope he brings some friends next time and settle down. A beautiful image of a beautiful bird. Well done.

  8. Great sighting! Nice that you got a photograph! I had not seen one before. Thanks for sharing! ;-)WBW

  9. It is a pretty duck, I guess even ducks like to travel to new places. Great shot!

  10. Great looking addition!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  11. Beautiful visitor! Stunning pintail. Such pretty markings. Terrific capture!

  12. He is a lovely visitor! Nice shot!

  13. Such a lovely bird — nice capture!

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