|Site Of Nest:
|On the ground, near water and undercover.
Dabbles for vegetation and grazes on corn, wheat and barley.
Breeding male has grey flanks and back, with a yellow rear end and a
white-edged green speculum. It has a chestnut head with a
green eye patch. It is distinguished from drake common teals by a
vertical white stripe on side of breast.The females are light brown,
with plumage much like a female mallard. In non-breeding (eclipse)
plumage, the drake looks more like the female.
Various. Late May to early July.
They breed in northern areas of North America and migrate as
as central Africa, southern India, Burma, and the Philippines
5 - 16.