Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Chestnut Teal (Anas castanea) - HBW 1, p. 605

French: Sarcelle rousse German: Kastanienente Spanish: Cerceta Castaña
Other common names: Red/Chestnut-breasted Teal, Brown Teal (!)

Taxonomy: Mareca castanea Eyton, 1838, New South Wales.
Sometimes placed in genus Nettion. Forms superspecies with A. aucklandica. Hybridization recorded with A. gibberifrons gracilis. Monotypic.

Distribution: SW and SE Australia, Tasmania.