Brazilian teal Amazonetta brasiliensis

Brazilian Teal
Brazilian Teal
Brazilian Teal
Despite their name, Brazilian Teals are native not only to Brazil but to most of eastern South America from Colombia/eastern Peru to northern Argentina.
Brazilian Teal male
Brazilian Teal drake
Brazilian Teal
The male Brazilian Teal has a red beak, white cheeks and an extended metallic teal-blue-green wing speculum.
Brazilian Teal Beak of male turning to red
Brazilian Teal juvenile male    
Brazilian Teal female The female Brazilian Teal has a black beak
Brazilian Teal female The female has a white spot at base of bill, white eyebrow and chin
Size comparison with female Ringed Teal
Greater Brazilian Teal pair
Greater Brazilian Teal
Greater Brazilian Teal
The male has a red bill and the female a black bill with white spot at base and white eyebrow. Above are the Greater Brazilian Teal (A. b. ipecutiri) which lives in southern Brazil, northern Argentina and Paraguay, south of the range of the nominate/Lesser subspecies.