Skip to Main Content
Do Not Show Again
Plan Your Visit
Photo by Joel Sartore
The ringed teal's scientific name translates roughly as "the beautiful duck with the white wing patches."
Weight: 11 to 12 ounces; Length: 14 to 15 inches; Wingspan: Average 28 inches
Water plants, insects and seeds
Swampy tropical forests, wetlands and woodlands
Range in the Wild:
North-central and eastern South America
Listed as Least Concern.
Learn more about this
Become this animal's Zoo Parent! Learn more about
adopting this animal.
Slideshow Left Arrow
Slideshow Right Arrow