Meet Our Animals > Baikal Teal
Quick Facts
Native to China, Eastern Siberia, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Russia
Primary Diet Seeds, grain, water snails, algae, and other water plants
Adult Weight 12.6 to 18.2 ounces
Lifespan 20 to 30 years
Status Least Concern

Baikal Teal

Baikal teals are medium-sized ducks. Males have a distinct green and yellow facial pattern with a spotted rose-pink breast. Females are mostly brown with a white spot near the bill base, along with a hint of the male’s facial pattern.


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Herb and Nada Mahler Family Aviary

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