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 Similar Species
The female is very similar to the Grey Teal.
Breeds in brackish or fresh swamps near coast, otherwise coastal estuaries, saltmarshes, lakes, urban wetlands, tidal mudflats, estuaries; inlets, islands, and montane lakes
The diet includes seeds, insects, vegetation, molluscs and crustaceans.
Monogamous, they nest over water, in hollow tree stumps, lining the nest with down. Only the female incubates the eggs.
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