Cinnamon Teal Images

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Cinnamon Teal Images 2017-07-08T04:19:45+00:00
Cinnamon Teal male

Cinnamon Teal images and information:

Spatula cyanoptera (formerly Anas cyanoptera)

  • Cinnamon Teals are small dabbling ducks
  • They are common in the western U.S. and southwestern Canada and considered rare in the eastern U.S. They also have a breeding population in South America.
  • Males in breeding plumage are a deep reddish-brown, the females are a plainer, warm brown.
  • Both males and females have light blue patches on front of wing which are visible in flight
  • Cinnamon Teal feed on aquatic vegetation, seeds, insects (both aquatic and semi-terrestrial), snail and plankton.
  • Cinnamon Teal have separate breeding populations in North and South America making it the only duck species in the world to have that distinction.
  • A group of Cinnamon Teal is known as a “seasoning”.
  • They lay 9 to 12 eggs and the incubation period is 21 to 25 days.
  • They are monogamous.

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