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• May 28 – June 3, Member Appreciation Days: Online reservations are required for entry. Learn more.
• JUNE 1: GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS GO ON SALE 
• June 4: Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo open to the public

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In order to ensure the safety of staff and guests, we've made modifications to the Zoo experience in accordance with public guidance and health recommendations. Please be sure to review the following Re-Opening FAQs for Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo before your visit.

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Ringed Teal

Callonetta leucophrys

About the Ringed Teal

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Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus: Callonetta
Species: leucophrys

The ringed teal is a species of duck that inhabit lush forests and wet swamps. Males are recognized by their blue bills and red and gray markings on their body, while females are light brown in color. Both males and females have patches of bright green secondary feathers under their wings that are revealed during flight.

Appearance:

  • Males have a speckled salmon breast, while females have an olive brownish back. Both have white wing patches.
  • Length: 14-15 inches
  • Weight: 11-12 ounces

Diet: Water plants and seeds, with some insects

Range: Ponds, marshes and forested areas of central and southern South America