Cinnamon Teal
(Anas Cyanoptera)

Appearance - The male Cinnamon Teal has a mainly cinnamon-red body and head, dark brown back with light brown fringes, red eyes, blackish beak, upper wing coverts are blue with a metallic green speculum bordered with white in front and buff behind, dark rump, and tail, and legs and feet are yellow-orange. The female is similar to the female Blue-Winged-Teal but has an overall richer colour, a mottled brown body, pale brown head, white patches around the eye and base of the beak, brown eyes, grey beak, and legs and feet are a dull yellow.

Notes - The Cinnamon Teal is a small dabbling duck of North and South America. There are five sub-species in America such as the Northern Cinnamon Teal,Tropical Cinnamon Teal, Borrero's Cinnamon Teal, Andean Cinnamon Teal, and Argentine Cinnamon Teal.

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