Marbled Teal (Marmaronetta angustirostris) - HBW 1, p. 613
French: Sarcelle marbrée
Spanish: Cerceta Pardilla
Other common names: Marbled Duck
Taxonomy: Anas angustirostris Ménétriés, 1832, Lenkoran.
Often placed in genus Anas. Considered to be a link between dabbling ducks and pochards (Aythyini). Monotypic.
Distribution: S Spain and N Africa through Middle East and W Asia to extreme W China.
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VideosSee all 12 videos
bathing Locality Souss Massa National Park, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
Juan Sanabria 1 April 2012 42 weeks ago 35 sec 4.3
Bird swimming in the Massa river Locality Souss Massa National Park, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
Juan Sanabria 1 April 2012 36 weeks ago 41 sec 4
A close-up of a bird preening Locality Bronx Zoo, New York City, New York, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 29 June 2005 6 years ago 25 sec 3.7
A duck standing in shallow water, then flipping and swimming. Locality Santillana Zoo, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria, Spain (Monotypic species)
Carlos Fabregat 26 August 2007 15 weeks ago 31 sec 3.4
Three birds feeding on the ground. Locality Dallas Zoo, Dallas, Texas, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 18 June 2012 37 weeks ago 20 sec 3.4
Two birds swimming Locality Sidi Bou Ghaba, Gharb-Chrarda-Béni Hssen Region, Morocco (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 29 March 2007 5 years ago 21 sec 3.4
PhotosSee all 11 photos
Locality Racconigi, Piedmont Region, Italy
Cristiano Crolle 14 July 2012 44 weeks ago 4.3
a female Marbled teal with a duckling (out of a total of 11), very early in the morning in a sewage reservoir.
Locality Jezreel Valley, Israel (Monotypic species)
Shai Agmon 20 July 2012 43 weeks ago 4.1
Bird swimming in a natural reserve (in the wild)...from captivity ??
Locality Camargue, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France (Monotypic species)
Christophe Gouraud 5 October 2008 4 years ago 4
Male in a pond
Locality Doñana National Park, Andalucia, Spain
Marco Valentini 6 May 2011 1 year ago 3.9
Locality Clot de Galvany, Elche, Alicante, Valencian Community, Spain (Monotypic species)
jdnm 13 May 2006 44 weeks ago 3.7
A pair swimming.
Locality Tablas de Daimiel National Park, Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
Pedro Ortega Pinilla 18 June 2009 3 years ago 3.3