Spatula cyanoptera borreroi Snyder & Lumsden, 1951:15

Borrero’s cinnamon teal



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Anas cyanoptera borreroi Snyder & Lumsden, 1951:15


Conservation Status


Last record: 1950's (Carboneras, 1992)

IUCN RedList status: "likely to be extinct"



Colombia (& Ecuador?)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Snyder, L. L. and Lumsden, H. G. (1951). Variation in Anas cyanoptera. Occas. Pap. R. Ont. Mus. of Zool. 10: 1-18.


Other references:

BirdLife International. (2012). Spatula cyanoptera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 24 November 2014.

Carboneras, C. (1992). Family Anatidae (Ducks, Geese and Swans). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. and Sargatal, J. (eds.).  Handbook of the Birds of the World Volume 1: Ostrich to Ducks. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions.

Green, Andy J. (1992). Wildfowl at Risk, 1992. Wildfowl 43: 160-184. [automatic download]


<< Back to the Anseriformes (Waterfowl) database