Cinnamon Teal

About the Cinnamon Teal

The Cinnamon Teal is a species of dabbling duck found in western parts of North and South America. Much of the North American population is migratory, while birds across a large range in South American are year-round residents.

Male Cinnamon Teals in breeding plumage have a beautiful deep red plumage. Females have a dullish grey-brown plumage. Cinnamon Teals feed by dabbling; they nibble on submerged aquatic vegetation, as well as small invertebrates.

The Cinnamon Teal has a very large and widespread range. The conservation status for this species is Least Concern as of September 2013.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 01 October 2013
Scientific Name
Anas cyanoptera
  • Anseriformes
  • Anatidae
  • Anas
  • A. cyanoptera
Birdorable Family
Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 25 September 2017)
LC
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Measurements
Units: Imperial / Metric
14.2 to 16.9 inches
9.9 to 17.6 ounces
Range

International Names

Brazilian Marreca-colorada
Chinese 桂红鸭
Czech čírka skořicová
Danish Kaneland
Dutch Kaneeltaling
Finnish punatavi
French Sarcelle cannelle
German Zimtente
Italian Anatra color cannella
Japanese アカシマアジ [akashimaaji]
Norwegian Kaneland
Polish cynamonka
Russian Коричневый чирок
Spanish Cerceta Colorada
Swedish Kanelårta
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The Cinnamon Teal is a dabbling duck found in western parts of the Americas. It feeds mostly on aquatic plants. The breeding male is beautiful with its cinammon-red plumage. There is a ... more