A description of the Madagascar Teal Anas bernieri and an examination of its relationships with the Grey Teal A. gracilis

H. Glyn Young, Michael D. Sorenson, Kevin P. Johnson

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Abstract

The Madagascar Teal is one of the least known of all ducks. Recent studies, and the capture of live adults for a captive breeding programme, have allowed the first accurate description of the species and analysis of morphological and genetic relationships with its closest relative, the Grey Teal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)174-180
Number of pages7
JournalWildfowl
Volume48
StatePublished - Dec 1 1997
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Description
  • Genetic Distance
  • Grey Teal
  • Madagascar Teal
  • Plumage
  • Threatened Species

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Ecology
  • Nature and Landscape Conservation

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