Campbell teal

Campbell teal

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SPECIES
Anas nesiotis

The Campbell teal or Campbell Island teal is a small, flightless, nocturnal species of dabbling duck of the genus Anas endemic to the Campbell Island group of New Zealand. It is sometimes considered conspecific with the brown teal. The plumage is similar to that of the Auckland teal, dark sepia with the head and back tinged with green iridescence, and a chestnut breast on the male, with the female dark brown all over. Its natural habitat is tussock grassland dominated by Poa tussock grass, ferns and megaherbs. The species also uses the burrows and pathways of petrel species that nest on the islands. They are apparently territorial in the wild, and probably feed on amphipods and insects. The IUCN classifies it as vulnerable.

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No

Nocturnal

Te

Terrestrial

Ov

Oviparous

Pr

Precocial

Bu

Burrowing

Te

Territorial

Wa

Waterfowl

Fl

Flightless bird

No

Not a migrant

C

starts with

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Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

References

1. Campbell teal Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campbell_teal
2. Campbell teal on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22724580/171601774
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/396542

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