|The Cinnamon Teal is found in South American Zone, Slimbridge|
|Breeding Habitat - North/South America|
|Western North Central America from British Columbia South to North Western Mexico, East to Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska and West Texas.|
|Winter Habitat or Migration Area|
|Winters South to Central America and South to Northern Columbia.|
410mm (16") approx.
Appearance - Drake
The male has a Cinnamon-Red head and body, a Brown back, Red eye and dark bill. The upper wing coverts are Blue with a metallic Green speculum bordered with White in front and Buff behind, dark rump, and tail and legs and feet are Yellow-Orange.
Appearance - Duck
The female has a mottled Brown body, a pale Brown head, Brown eyes and a Grey bill. Legs and feet are dull Yellow.
Wetlands, Marshes and Ponds in south-west Canada, western USA, and southern part of South America.
Grasses, Seeds, Aquatic Plants, Molluscs, Larvae, Insects, Worms and Grain.
Late April to Mid June.
Constructed in ground Vegetation, Heathers, Grasses, Bracken and Sedge etc.
Quantity: 8 to 12.
Colour: Pale Cream/buff.
|Slimbridge Wildfowl C - F|
|Canada Goose (Branta Canadensis)|
|Canvasback (Aythya Valisineria)|
|Cape Barren Goose (Cereopsis Novaehollandiae)|
|Cape Teal (Anas Capensis)|
|Chestnut Teal (Anas Castanea)|
|Chilean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus Chilensis)|
|Chiloe Wigeon (Anas Sibilatrix)|
|Cinnamon Teal (Anas Cyanoptera)|
|Comb Duck (Sarkidiornis Melanotos)|
|Common Merganser (Mergus Merganser)|
|Coot (Fulica Atra)|
|Coscoroba Swan (Coscoroba Coscoroba)|
|Crested Screamer (Chauna Torquata)|
|Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides Virgo)|
|Eider (Somateria Mollissima)|
|Emperor Goose (Anser or Chen Canagicus)|
|Eurasian Crane (Grus Grus)|
|Eurasian Wigeon (Anas Penelope)|
|Falcated Duck (Anas Falcata)|
|Ferruginous Duck (Aythya Nyroca)|
|Freckled Duck (Stictonetta Naevosa)|
|Wildfowl (Listed Alphabetically)|
|A-B | C-F | G-L | M-R | S-Z|
The Cinnamon Teal is a dabbling duck widely seen in North and South America and are also rare visitors to the East coast of the United States.
The Cinnamon Teal is a close relative to the Blue Winged Teal and are known to interbreed with them.
There are five subspecies of the Cinnamon Teal, namely the Northern Cinnamon Teal, Tropical Cinnamon Teal, Borrero's Cinnamon Teal, Andean Cinnamon Teal and the Argentine Cinnamon Teal.
|Hear the Cinnamon Teal's Call:-|