Marbled Teal

Kingdom: Animalia       Phylum: Chordata       Class: Aves (Birds)      Order: Anseriformes      Family: Anatidae

Marbled Duck

Marbled Teal (Marmaronetta angustirostris), also called Marbled Duck, is a rare visitor mainly to north and east India. This bird is found in the wetlands.  Size: 48 cm

Local name: Choi

Food: shoots, tubers, seeds, also aquatic insects and molluscs

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