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Common Teal
 

Length: 34-43 cm long,wingspan 53-59 cm

Scientific Name : Anas crecca 
Phylum : Chordata 
Class : Aves 
Order : Ansreiformes 
Family : Anatinae 
Genus : Anas 
Species : crecca 
Vernacular Name :  
Life Span : 18 years  
Weight : Male-360g,female-340g  
Reproduction : 8-11 eggs.incubation period 21-23 days 
Fascinating Facts : The males whistles “cryc” or :creelyc” which is very clear and far carrying.Female produce feeble “keh”or “neeh quack” 
Habits : Wetland 
Food Habits : seeds,aquatic invertibrates.Feed by dabbling,upending or grazing 
Conservation Status : LRLC 
Status based on Wildlife Protection ACT 1972 : Schedule IV 
   

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