Chestnut Teal

Anas castanea - Sarcelle rousse

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Anas

  • Species
    :

    castanea

Descriptor

Eyton, 1838

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 46 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 505 à 766 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Sarcelle rousse
♂ adult
Sarcelle rousse
♂ adult plum. post breeding

Chestnut Teal (Anas castanea) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Sarcelle rousse,
  • Cerceta castaña,
  • marreca-castanha,
  • Kastanienente,
  • gesztenyebarna réce,
  • Kastanjetaling,
  • Alzavola castana,
  • kastanjekricka,
  • Kastanjeand,
  • kačica gaštanová,
  • čírka kaštanová,
  • Kastanjeand,
  • australiantavi,
  • xarxet de Tasmània,
  • cyraneczka kasztanowata,
  • Каштановый чирок,
  • アオクビコガモ,
  • 栗胸鸭,
  • 栗胸鴨,

Voice song and cries

Sarcelle rousse
♀ adult

Habitat

Sarcelle rousse
adult plum. breeding

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Sarcelle rousse
published: - Updated: 01-04-2009
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