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Cinnamon Teal Spatula cyanoptera



Conservation Status

Due to Cinnamon Teal's vast distribution and global population size, it is currently listed as Least Concern (IUCN; h  However, Borreo's Cinnamon Teal is regarded as Critically Endangered, possibly extinct (del Hoyo et al. 1992), and Tropical Cinnamon Teal as Endangered as population size has been estimated to be less than 500 (Renjifo et al. 2002, Threatened Waterfowl Specialist Group 2003, Moreno & Arzuza-Buelvas 2005, Cárdenas & Ávila 2007).

Effects of human activity on populations

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Recommended Citation

Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: