Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Hottentot Teal

Hottentot Teal Anas hottentota

Described by: Eyton (1838)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Anas punctata, Punanetta hottentota


Location unknown - Date unknown © Dan Marsh  Kenya - Aug, 2003 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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Lake Chad region; E. to s. Africa; Madagascar;
Three populations;
E. Sudan, Ethiopia, nw. and sw. Somalia, Uganda (Lake Wamala), Kenya, ex. e. Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi (Ruzizi Marshes), Tanzania (Lake Kitangiri), Zambia (Kafue Flats), Malawi, Zimbabwe, se. Angola, n. Namibia w. to the Atlantic coast, n. and e. Botswana, Mozambique, c. and e. South Africa (Transvaal, Natal, Orange Free State, se. and s. Cape Province). Madagascar. Isolated population in Lake Chad area of Chad, n. Nigeria and n. Cameroon.
Ranges to s. Niger e. to Lake Chad, se. Sudan, Ethiopia and s. Somalia, then s. to s. Angola and ce. and ne. Zaire and possibly Madagascar.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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