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Marbled Teal
(Marmaronetta angustirostris)

Habitat: Inland water bodies, lakes, backwaters of slow flowing rivers, flooded riverside woods, forest zones
Range: Extremely large range, covering parts of Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America.
Natural Diet: During breeding season, smew eat adult and larval insects, crustaceans, molluscs and worms, as well as amphibians, fish and plant matter (seeds, leaves and roots). During the winter and in early spring, the species mainly feeds on fish.

Status In The Wild:
Least concern

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