Cape Teal (Anas capensis) - HBW 1, p. 603
French: Sarcelle du Cap
Spanish: Cerceta del Cabo
Other common names: Cape Wigeon, African Cape Teal, Pink-billed Duck/Teal
Taxonomy: Anas capensis Gmelin, 1789, Cape of Good Hope.
Sometimes placed in genus Nettion. Monotypic.
Distribution: Sudan and Ethiopia to Namibia and South Africa.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Individual walking, swimming & upending Locality Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Joe Angseesing 24 October 2008 3 years ago 39 sec 4.2
Various views of a small flock of adults and immatures Locality Paarl Bird Sanctuary, Paarl, Western Cape Province, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Greg Baker 27 September 2002 37 weeks ago 37 sec 4
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A pair bathing and preening
Locality Western Cape Province, South Africa
Chris and Megan Perkins 4 years ago 4
Male , flapping his wings during bathing
Locality Paarl, Western Cape Province, South Africa
Chris and Megan Perkins 20 March 2009 4 years ago 4
Three duck swimming
Locality Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa
jmdebruyn 3 February 2013 15 weeks ago 3.8
A male standing on the ground
Locality Cape Town, Western Cape Province, South Africa
Tadeusz Stawarczyk 28 March 2011 1 year ago 3.8
An adult male, swimming.
Locality Cape Town, Western Cape Province, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Carmelo López 22 November 2010 2 years ago 3.7
A swimming Cape Teal
Locality Vogelpark Walsrode, Walsrode, Lower Saxony, Germany
Rainer Mönke 28 May 2011 1 year ago 3.6
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