|The Ringed Teal is found in the Pampas Pen, Slimbridge|
|Breeding Habitat - South America|
|North Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Southern Brazil and Uraguay.|
|Winter Habitat or Migration Area|
350mm to 380mm (14" to 15")
Appearance - Drake
The male has a Whitish head, a Blue/Grey bill with a Black tip, a Chestnut back, pale Grey flanks and a Salmon coloured breast with Black speckles. A Black band runs from the top of its head down the back of its neck. The rump is White, the tail Black and the legs and feet are Pink. They also have a distinctive White patch on the wings.
Appearance - Duck
The female has an Olive Brown back with a light coloured head with Brown blotching, a pale chest and belly. Other features are similar to the male.
Swampy Forests, Marshes, Wooded Lowlands, Pools and small Streams.
Aquatic Plants, Insects and Seeds.
March to September
The nest is built in tree hollows lined with down.
Quantity: 4 to 10.
|Slimbridge Wildfowl M - R|
|Maccoa Duck (Oxyura Maccoa)|
|Magpie Goose (Anseranas Semipalmata)|
|Magellan Goose (Chloephaga Picta)|
|Mallard (Anas Platyrhynchos)|
|Mandarin (Aix Galericulata)|
|Marbled Teal (Marmaronetta Angustirostris)|
|Moorhen (Gallinula Chloropus)|
|Muscovy Duck (Cairina Moschata)|
|Mute Swan (Cygnus Olor)|
|Northern Pintail (Anas Acuta)|
|Northern Shoveler (Anas Clypeata)|
|Pacific Black Duck (Anas Superciliosa)|
|Patagonian Crested Duck (Lophonetta Specularioides Specularioides)|
|Philippine Duck (Anas Luzonica)|
|Plumed Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna Eytoni)|
|Pochard (Aythya Ferina)|
|Puna Teal (Anas Puna)|
|Radjah Shelduck (Tadorna Radjah)|
|Red-billed Teal (Anas Erythrorhyncha)|
|Red-breasted Goose (Branta Ruficollis)|
|Red-crested Pochard (Netta Rufina)|
|Redhead (Aythya Americana)|
|Red Shoveler (Anas Platalea)|
|Ring-necked Duck (Aythya Collaris)|
|Ringed Teal (Callonetta Leucophrys)|
|Ross's Goose (Anser Rossii or Chen Rossii)|
|Rosybill (Vetta Peposaca)|
|Ruddy Duck (Oxyura Jamaicensis)|
|Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna Ferruginea)|
|Wildfowl (Listed Alphabetically)|
|A-B | C-F | G-L | M-R | S-Z|
The Ringed Teal is a small dabbling duck (sometimes referred to as a Perching duck) from South America.
The Ringed Teal has strong pointed claws on their feet allowing them to perch in trees.
|Hear the Ringed Teal's Call:-|