The Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera) breeds from south Canada to central Mexico, in winters regularly to south Mexico, and casually to Costa Rica. Its place is in freshwater marshes, ponds, and sloughs. Its size is of 38 cm (15 inches) in height and weights 400 g.
Adults are mainly bright chestnut, and above scalloped with black and buff. With iris red, and bill black. Its diet is based on invertebrates and some plants.