The Eurasian teal or Common Teal Bird is a common and widespread duck which breeds in temperate Eurasia and migrates south in winter.
Common Teal Bird Facts:
- Size: 34 cm
- Voice: Call a Krit…Krit… also wheezy quack
- Range: Entire subcontinent in winter
- Habitat: Jheels; marshes; village ponds. Often hunted
Small pale-grey duck with chestnut head. Underparts finely streaked dark grey; creamy patch on chest has fine black spots. Dark russet-red head with bottle green eye-stripe bordered white. Both sexes display dark green, black-and-white wing-bar in flight.
Female mottled dark and light brown; pale belly; black and green wing speculum. Most common migratory duck, Swift flier.