CHILÖE WIGEON
 
Anas sibilatrix
 



DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT
Lives in Argentina, Brazilia, Chie, The Falkland Islands and Uruguay.
 
DESCRIPTION
Unlike other wigeons, the sexes are similar (though the male is often slightly brighter). This bird has a metallic green head, and a gray bill with a black tip. Its breast is barred black and white and its sides are orange brown. It has white cheeks and a white forward and also white on its wings.
 
REPRODUCTION
Pairs are monogamous, the female will lay between 6 and 10 eggs and the male will help raise the young.
 
DIET
It is an omnivore, feeds with seeds, plants, insects, crustaceans and small fish.
 
SOCIAL BEHAVIOR
They usually live in pairs and winters in Brasilia.
 
LONGEVITY
They can live between 15-25 years.