Hottentot Teal - Anas hottentota

Length 12.0-14.0 in (30.5-35.6 cm)
Weight 8.5 oz (241.0 g)
Clutch Size 5-8
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Hottentot Teal is a dabbling duck that is found in Africa, including South Africa, Madagascar, Sudan, Ethiopia, Niger and Nigeria. Females and males look similar but the female is slightly smaller.

Their diet consists of crustaceans, molluscs, insects and larvae, seeds, fruits, roots and plants.

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