Hottentot teal
Appearance
A diminutive speacies resembling red-billed teal, from which it differs by its blue (not red) bill and the dark smudge on its creamy cheeks.
In flight, male has a green speculum with white secondaries, and a black and white underwing. Female lacks the green speculum. Juvenile is duller than adult.
Habitat
Mainly inland on small water bodies, often close to floating vegetation.
Call
Soft quacks.

Names
(en) Hottentot teal
(sc) Anas hottentota
(nl) Hottentottaling
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