(Callonetta leucophrys)

FUN FACT

Ringed Teal are perching ducks, so they have long toes and strong claws that help them nest high off the ground in hollow trees.

Distribution

Argentina through Brazil.

Habitat

Swampy forests and clearings.

Diet

Water plants and seeds, occasional insects.

Breeding

Status

Not Under Threat (Least Concern)

At the Aviary

See the Ringed Teal in our Wetlands of the Americas exhibit.