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Garganey Teal


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Description

The male in breeding plumage is unmistakable, with gray flanks and a bold, white eyebrow crossing to the back of the brown head and curving down toward the neck. Females, juveniles, and non-breeding-plumaged males are difficult to separate from Blue-winged and Cinnamon Teals but have a stronger facial pattern than these.


Breeding

Garganey Teal attain sexual maturity at 1-2 years of age. It lays 7- 8 eggs. 

Incubation period is of 25- 26 days and fledging duration is of 6 weeks. Males help the females in guarding the chicks. They make the nest on the ground. The young ones fledge at seven weeks of age.

 

General Comments

The average lifespan of the Garganey Teal is approximately 20- 30 years.

 

 


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  Garganey Teal Drake

 
Garganey Teal Hen


Garganey Teal Pair


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