bright red bill; pale cheeks; dark crown; red iris (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

Red-billed Teal
Anas erythrorhyncha

Native Range: Africa

Notes: a distinctive teal with pale cheeks and a bright red bill in both sexes; inhabits freshwater wetlands.

pair; checkered plumage; no sexual dimorphism (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

white speculum visible in flight (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

posing for a portrait (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

dorsal view; dark brown scalloped upperparts (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

posing for a portrait (Zoo; 2012-10-23)