Scientific Name: Marmaronetta angustirostris Common Name: Marbled Duck Other Name: Marbled teal
Identifying Features: Pale sandy-brown coloured body, dark brown colour eye-patch, black bill, female smaller than the male.
- The species has nomadic tendencies.In some areas birds disperse from the breeding grounds, and have been encountered in the winter period in the Sahel zone, south of the Sahara.
- They are common in captive collections but are a nervous and flighty bird.
This image was clicked by John Thompson – via Flickr.
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