The Puna teal is endemic to the Puna region, but it is not an endangered species. After the breeding season they are found in small rafts of ducks.
Order: ducks, geese, swans, and relatives; family: ducks, geese and swans
Aquatic and marshland plants as well as microorganisms
Water bodies in the Andes at elevations between 4,000 and 4,800 m
5–6 eggs; incubation: 25–26 days
Status according to Red List:Least concern (LC)