Marbled Teal / Cerceta pardilla
Maximum size: 42 cm
They live in wetlands near the coast with abundant marshy vegetation,
and in rather shallow, salty-water lagoons, although they can also be seen
in semi-salty water marshlands.
The largest post-breeding flocks live in the lagoon areas of Fuente
de Piedra (Málaga), in Cádiz and Seville, and mainly in the
Marismas del Guadalquivir.
In Doñana and its roundabouts they can be watched during the
breeding period in the marshes of El Rocio, and along the course of the
They are included in the National List of Endangered Species, and their
conservation status is in Danger of Extinction.