Cinnamon Teal

Cinnamon Teal

Cinnamon Teal
Anas cyanoptera


CLASS
Aves
ORDER
Anseriformes
FAMILY
Anatidae

Range

North and South America


Habitat

Marshes and ponds. Favors fresh or alkaline shallow lakes, extensive marshes.


Diet

Seeds and aquatic vegetation, aquatic and semi-terrestrial insects, snails, and zooplankton

Weight

9.9 – 17.6 oz

Length

14.2 – 16.9 in

Incubation

21 - 25 days

Clutch

4 – 16 eggs

IUCN Status

Least Concern

Facts

  • Dabbling duck
  • Female builds nest on the ground.
  • The Cinnamon Teal is the only duck with separate breeding populations in North America and South America.

 

Conservation

Least Concern

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Address

Alexandria Zoo
3016 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
P: (318) 441-6810

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