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Green-winged Teal

These ducks migrate in flocks numbering in the hundreds. This migration takes place mainly at night. These birds are graceful and agile in flight. They can bank and turn almost in unison.

HABITATShallow inland wetlands, beaver ponds, and coastal marshes with heavy vegetation
DIET Seeds, rushes, sedges, grasses, grains and berries
LIFE Expectancy12 years

Fun Fact
The national animal symbols for Belize are the keel-billed toucan and the Baird's tapir.
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