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It is thought that ringed teals are monogamous. The female broods in a tree hollow, where the chicks hatch. After hatching they are reared by both the male and the female. Outside of the breeding season ringed teals live together in loose flocks.


ClassificationOrder: ducks, geese, swans, and relatives; family: ducks, geese and swans; It is the only species of the genus Callonetta.
DietPredominantly feeds on plants and sometimes on insects
HabitatMarshy forest clearings and rice paddies
Reproduction6–12 eggs; incubation: 25–28 days

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

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