Bernier's Teal or Madagascar Teal

Anas bernieri


Geographic range:

Western Madagascar




Hunting and habitat loss

Wild status:

Estimated at 1500-2500 individuals

Captive conservation efforts:

Sylvan Heights is part of an international network of aviculture facilities attempting to establish and maintain a healthy population of Bernier's Teal in captivity.

A pair of Bernier's teal and their ducklings at the Sylvan Heights Avian Breeding Center