Ringed Teal - Callonetta leucophrys

Length 1.2-1.2 ft (35.6-38.1 cm)
Wingspan 2.3 ft (71.1 cm)
Clutch Size 6-12
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Ringed Teal is a small duck from South American forests. They are sexually dimorphic and do not have an eclipse plumage.

They are considered 'dabblers' and will dip their head and up-end their body looking for food. Their bills many tiny plate-like ridges that allow them to cut vegetation like teeth for consumation. They also eat seeds and insects.

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