Bird Grey Teal (Anas gracilis)

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Scientific Name: Anas gracilis

Common Name: Grey Teal

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

Other Names: NA

Distribution: throughout Australia

Habitat: sheltered watered areas

Field Notes: mottled brown duck with white and green flashes on its wings. The male and female Grey Teal share the same colouration. The Grey Teal has almost identical colouration to the female Chestnut Teal and the Grey can only be distinguished by its lighter coloured neck and paler face. Juveniles are paler than adults, especially on the head. Size 44cm

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