Brazilian Teal - Amazonetta brasiliensis
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The Brazilian Teal can be found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela. There are two sub-species of Brazilian Teal. The nominate race is smaller then the subspecies ipecutiri. Brazilian Teals originally were considered a perching duck but are now believed to be a dabbling duck. Sexes are similar but the male has a red beak and legs while the females are darker.
Diet includes seeds, fruits, roots and insects. Duckling only eat insects.