Andean teal

Andean teal

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Anas andium

The Andean teal is a South American species of duck. Like other teals, it belongs to the diverse genus Anas; more precisely it is one of the "true" teals of subgenus Nettion. It is restricted to the Andean highlands of Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador. It inhabits freshwater wetlands, preferring palustrine habitat to rivers. It is not considered threatened by the IUCN.

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Distribution

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Biogeographical realms

Andean teal habitat map

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

References

1. Andean teal Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andean_teal
2. Andean teal on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22735557/95114680
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/354305

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