Plegadis chihi (Vieillot, 1817)

Fernandez, Juan Manuel, Thomann, Luz, Fandiño, Blas, Cajade, Rodrigo & Hernando, Alejandra, 2021, An annotated checklist of birds of Paraje Tres Cerros, Corrientes province, Argentina, Check List 17 (2), pp. 415-443: 425

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.415

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/9278B873-FFF4-FFB1-DD93-2213FF1711CD

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scientific name

Plegadis chihi (Vieillot, 1817)
status

 

Plegadis chihi (Vieillot, 1817)  

Observations. ARGENTINA • 3 (no sexual dimorphism); Corrientes, La Cruz, Paraje Tres Cerros; 29°09′ 24′′S, 056°50′33′′W. Recorded flying over the reservoir GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Differs from Phimosus infuscatus (Lichtenstein, 1823)   in color. It has head, upper breast and back, reddish, with iridescent green wing feathers.

Phimosus infuscatus (Lichtenstein, 1823)  

Observations. ARGENTINA • 5 (no sexual dimorphism); Corrientes, La Cruz, Paraje Tres Cerros; 29°09′ 49′′S, 056°51′15′′W. Foraging in wet grasslands GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Overall black. Front of the head bared, reddish.