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 14 videos
bathing Locality Souss Massa National Park, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
Juan Sanabria 1 April 2012 2 years ago 35 sec 4.5
Bird swimming in the Massa river Locality Souss Massa National Park, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
Juan Sanabria 1 April 2012 2 years ago 41 sec 4.2
Adults, born from introduced pairs, in Communal Courtship. Locality Racconigi, Piedmont Region, Italy (Monotypic species)
Pierandrea Brichetti 28 March 2015 12 weeks ago 44 sec 4
Adults, born from introduced pairs, preening and flying away. Locality Racconigi, Piedmont Region, Italy (Monotypic species)
Pierandrea Brichetti 29 May 2015 12 weeks ago 47 sec 4
A duck standing in shallow water, then flapping wings and swimming. Locality Santillana Zoo, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria, Spain (Monotypic species)
Carlos Fabregat 26 August 2007 2 years ago 31 sec 3.8
Three birds feeding on the ground. Locality Dallas Zoo, Dallas, Texas, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 18 June 2012 2 years ago 20 sec 3.8
PhotosSee all 18 photos
Locality Racconigi, Piedmont Region, Italy
Cristiano Crolle 14 July 2012 2 years ago 4.4
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 2 years ago 4.2
Adult resting. S,Albufera.
Locality S'Albufera de Mallorca Natural Park, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
Juan José Bazán Hiraldo 4 January 2014 1 year ago 4
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 6 years ago 4
Male in a pond
Locality Doñana National Park, Andalucia, Spain
Marco Valentini 6 May 2011 4 years ago 3.9
A pair swimming.
Locality Tablas de Daimiel National Park, Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
Pedro Ortega Pinilla 18 June 2009 6 years ago 3.8