Duck Like

Cinnamon Teal

Anas cryptoleucus
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Length: 16 in. (41 cm )
This attractive duck prefers small ponds and lakes with emergent aquatic vegetation where it feeds by tipping up its rear end and stretching its bill down into the water as far as it can. It eats plants, seeds, insects and snails. The nest is a depression in dense low vegetation near water. Other ducks such as Redheads often place their eggs in the nest of the Cinnamon Teal to be raised by the adoptive parents.

The four-digit banding code is CITE.

Female | Robert Shantz

Male | CJ Kazilek


Marsh / swamp

Open water
Bird Sound Type: Quacking
Sex of Bird: Male
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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Cinnamon Teal
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: June 23, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cinnamon-teal

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Cinnamon Teal. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved June 23, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cinnamon-teal

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "Cinnamon Teal". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cinnamon-teal

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Cinnamon Teal". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 23 Jun 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/cinnamon-teal

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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