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Callonetta leucophrys (Ringed Teal)

Synonyms: Anas leucophrys

Wikipedia Abstract

The ringed teal (Callonetta leucophrys) is a small duck of South American forests. It is the only species of the genus Callonetta. Usually placed with the dabbling ducks (Anatinae), this species may actually be closer to shelducks and belong in the subfamily Tadorninae; its closest relative is possibly the maned duck.
View Wikipedia Record: Callonetta leucophrys

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 8.97122
EDGE Score: 2.2997


Adult Weight [1]  372 grams
Birth Weight [2]  19 grams
Female Maturity [4]  1 year
Male Maturity [4]  1 year
Diet [3]  Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Plants [3]  60 %
Diet - Seeds [3]  40 %
Forages - Water Surface [3]  100 %
Clutch Size [5]  9
Incubation [2]  26 days
Migration [6]  Intracontinental


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Alta Paraná Atlantic forests Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central Andean puna Argentina, Bolivia, Peru Neotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Chiquitano dry forests Bolivia, Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Dry Chaco Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Espinal Argentina Neotropic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Humid Chaco Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Humid Pampas Argentina Neotropic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Pantanal Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Paraná flooded savanna Argentina Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Southern Andean Yungas Bolivia, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern Cone Mesopotamian savanna Argentina Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Uruguayan savanna Uruguay, Brazil, Argentina Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bañados del Este Wetland Reserve 986054 Uruguay  
Defensores del Chaco National Park II 1792493 Paraguay  
Río Negro National Park II 73775 Paraguay  
Río Pilcomayo National Park II 123699 Formosa, Argentina
Reserva de la Biosfera de Pozuelos Biosphere Reserve 988422 Argentina  
Reserva Nacional Lauca National Park II 349990 Chile  
Reserva Natural Otamendi Strict Nature Reserve Ia   Buenos Aires, Argentina  
Tinfunqué National Park 607935 Paraguay  
Ypoa National Park 303997 Paraguay  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Lagunas Saladas: Riacho Yacaré Paraguay A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Parque Nacional Tinfunqué: Estero Patiño Paraguay A1, A3, A4i, A4iii

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Abilene Zoological Gardens
Albuquerque Biological Park
Alexandria Zoological Park
Amazon World
Apenheul Primate Park
Arundel Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Audubon Zoo
Banham Zoo Ltd.
Beale Park
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park
Bioparc Valencia
Bird Park Marlow
Birdland Park & Gardens
Birmingham Zoo
Blackbrook Zoological Park
Blackpool Zoo
Blank Park Zoo of Des Moines
Bramble Park Zoo
Brandywine Zoo
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
Burger's Zoo
Caldwell Zoo
Canolfan Llanelli Centre W&WTrust
Cape May County Park Zoo
Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
Central Florida Zoological Park
Charles Paddock Zoo
Chicago Zoological Park
City of Belfast Zoo
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Cologne Zoo
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
Copenhagen Zoo
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
Dallas World Aquarium
Dallas Zoo
Dartmoor Zoological Park
Denver Zoological Gardens
Dierenpark Emmen
Dudley Zoological Gardens
Espace Zoolog de St-Martin-la-Plaine
Exmoor Zoological Park
Faunia (Parque Biologico De Madrid,SA)
Flamingo Park Wildlife Encounter
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Fundacao Parque Zoologico de Sao Paulo
GaiaPark, Kerkrade Zoo
Gladys Porter Zoo
Guadalajara Zoo
Happy Hollow Zoo
Harewood Bird Garden at Leeds
Hong Kong Zool. & Botanical Gardens
Honolulu Zoo
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Jackson Zoological Park
Jesperhus Blomsterpark
Johannesburg Zoological Gardens
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Kittenberger Zoo
Knoxville Zoological Gardens
Kristiansand Dyrepark ASA
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis
Leeds Castle Enterprises Ltd.
London Wetland Centre (W&WT)
Longleat Safari Park
Lotherton Bird Garden
Martin Mere Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
Marwell Wildlife
Münchener Tierpark Hellabrunn
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Menagerie du Jardin des Plantes
Mesker Park Zoo
Miami Metrozoo
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny w Lodz
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny, Plock
Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Mitchell Park Zoo
Montecasino Bird Gardens
Montgomery Zoo
Moscow Zoological Park
Mulhouse Zoo
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc
National Aviary in Pittsburgh
Newquay Zoo (Cornwall Animal World)
Niabi Zoo
North Carolina Zoological Park
Ocean Park Corporation
Odense Zoologiske Have
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park
Papiliorama Swiss Tropical Gardens
Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary
Parc des Oiseaux
Parc Merveilleux
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Parc Zoologique De Cleres (MNHN)
Parco Faunistico La Torbiera
Parco Zoo Punta Verde
Parken Zoo i Eskilstuna AB
Parque De Animales Silvestres Temaikèn
Parque Ornitologico de Lourosa
Pensthorpe Conservation Trust Limited
Phoenix Zoo
Pueblo Zoo
Reid Park Zoo
Riverview Park & Zoo
Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park
Rotterdam Zoo
Saint Louis Zoological Park
Saitama Children's Zoo
Salisbury Zoological Park
Salzburg Zoo Hellbrunn
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
San Diego Wild Animal Park
San Diego Zoo
Scovill Zoo
Sedgwick County Zoo
Slimbridge New Grounds W&WTrust
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Staten Island Zoo
Sunset Zoo
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
The Living Rainforest
The Philadelphia Zoo
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Tiergarten Bernburg
Tiergarten der Stadt Nürnberg
Tiergarten der Stadt Wels
Tiergarten Heidelberg
Tierpark Hagenbeck GmbH
Tilgate Nature Centre
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Topeka Zoological Park
Twycross Zoo
Umgeni River Bird Park
Virginia Safari Park & Preserv Ctr,Inc
Vogelpark (Birdpark) Avifauna
Washington Waterfowl Park W&WT
Welsh Mountain Zoo
Westfalischer Zoologischer Gtn Munster
Wildlife World Zoo
Wilhelma Zoo
Willow Park Zoo
Zagreb Zoo / Zooloski vrt Zagreb
Zoo Atlanta
Zoo de Doue-la-Fontaine
Zoo de La Fleche
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo Dortmund
Zoo Dresden GmbH
Zoo Duisburg AG
Zoo Hannover GmbH
Zoo Krefeld GmbH
Zoo New England, Franklin Park Zoo
Zoo Santo Inácio Vila Nova de Gaia
Zoo Zürich
Zoobotanico de Jerez
Zoological Center Tel Aviv - Ramat Gan
Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna
Zoologicka zahrada Olomouc
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzen
Zoologischer Garten Augsburg GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Halle GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Magdeburg
Zoologischer Garten Schmiding

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