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Tuesday, September 6, 2011


Beauty Of Animal | Teal | The Hottentot teal (Anas hottentota) is a type of workout of the duck genus Anas. It is migratory residents in eastern and southern Africa, western Sudan, Ethiopia, Niger and Nigeria, and south to South Africa and West Africa and Madagascar, which is stable.

Year Hottentot teal strain round, depending on rainfall, and stay in small groups or pairs. They build nests above the water in the trunks of trees and plants used. Ducklings leave the nest after hatching, and only paternity and maternity of the mother to provide protection from predators and young people, leading to feeding areas. These types omnivorous and prefer smaller bodies of shallow water.

The Hottentot teal is one of the species to an agreement on the conservation of water birds migrating between Africa and Eurasia (AEWA) applies. The case of the Hottentot teal IUCN Red List is less concern.


Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Animalia
Phylum:     Chordata
Class:     Aves
Order:     Anseriformes
Family:     Anatidae
Subfamily:     Anatinae
Genus:     Anas
Species:     A. hottentota

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