Green-Winged Teal

Family: Anatidae

Size: It measures approximately 35 to 37 cm.

Longevity: It can live from 10 to 15 years.

Habitat: It lives in marshes and in freshwater ponds.

Food: The green-winged teal eats seeds, aquatic plants (grasses, algae), insects, fish eggs, aquatic invertebrates.


Around 2000 years ago, in the time of the Roman Empire, people would have domesticated the green-winged teal to become a pet just like a dog or a cat.