Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Anseriformes > Family: Anatidae > Genus: Marmaronetta > Species: Marmaronetta angustirostris

Marbled Teal - Marmaronetta angustirostris (Ménétries, 1832)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
EU Population status
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 5 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 66 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code A057


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Threat and EU population status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

EU population status

The status of the population at the EU level was evaluated at the species level; this was based on the reports delivered by Member States under Article 12 of the Birds Directive (see fact sheet below). The EU status assessment can cover several subspecies/subspecific population units. For more information, please consult the species fact sheet and link below.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered
Population status categories for bird species under the Birds Directive
Near Threatened, declining or depleted
Threatened (i.e. vulnerable, endangered, critically endangered, regionally extinct)
Unknown or not evaluated

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000013 Spain Tablas de Daimiel Map
ES0000020 Spain Delta de l'Ebre Map
ES0000023 Spain L'Albufera Map
ES0000024 Spain Doñana Map
ES0000025 Spain Marismas del Odiel Map
ES0000026 Spain Complejo Endorreico de Espera Map
ES0000027 Spain Laguna de Medina Map
ES0000028 Spain Complejo Endorreico de Chiclana Map
ES0000029 Spain Complejo Endorreico del Puerto de Santa María Map
ES0000030 Spain Complejo Endorreico de Puerto Real Map
ES0000033 Spain Laguna de Fuente de Piedra Map
ES0000048 Spain Punta Entinas-Sabinar Map
ES0000058 Spain el Fondo d'Elx-Crevillent Map
ES0000097 Spain Betancuria Map
ES0000120 Spain Salinas de Santa Pola Map
ES0000146 Spain Delta del Llobregat Map
ES0000147 Spain Marjal de Pego-Oliva Map
ES0000148 Spain Marjal dels Moros Map
ES0000175 Spain Salinas y Arenales de San Pedro del Pinatar Map
ES0000195 Spain Humedal del Ajauque y Rambla Salada Map
ES0000260 Spain Mar Menor Map
ES0000268 Spain Saladares del Guadalentín Map
ES0000272 Spain Brazo del Este Map
ES0000275 Spain Complejo Endorreico de Lebrija-Las Cabezas Map
ES6110001 Spain Albufera de Adra Map
ES6120002 Spain Cola del Embalse de Bornos Map
ES6120006 Spain Marismas del Río Palmones Map
ES6120014 Spain Laguna de Las Canteras y El Tejón Map
ES6170001 Spain Laguna de La Ratosa Map
ES6180001 Spain Complejo Endorreico de Utrera Map
ES6180002 Spain Complejo Endorreico de La Lantejuela Map
ES6180003 Spain Laguna del Gosque Map
GR1110006 Greece DELTA EVROU Map
IT51A0033 Italy Lago di Burano Map
ITA010006 Italy Paludi di Capo Feto e Margi Spanò Map
ITA090002 Italy Vendicari Map
ITA090003 Italy Pantani della Sicilia sud orientale Map
ES5233030 Spain Marjal de la Safor Map
ES6200006 Spain Espacios Abiertos e Islas del Mar Menor Map
BG0000270 Bulgaria Atanasovsko ezero Map
ITA090029 Italy Pantani della Sicilia sud-orientale, Morghella, di Marzamemi, di Punta Pilieri e Vendicari Map
ES4210004 Spain Lagunas saladas de Pétrola y Salobrejo y complejo lagunar de Corral Rubio Map
BG0002041 Bulgaria Kompleks Ropotamo Map
ES6200014 Spain Saladares del Guadalentín Map
ES6120011 Spain Laguna de Los Tollos Map
ITA010031 Italy Laghetti di Preola e Gorghi Tondi, Sciare di Mazara e Pantano Leone Map
ES6150021 Spain Corredor Ecológico del Río Tinto Map
ES6130015 Spain Río Guadalquivir -Tramo Medio Map
ITA010005 Italy Laghetti di Preola e Gorghi Tondi e Sciare di Mazara Map
ES6200005 Spain Humedal del Ajauque y Rambla Salada Map
ES6150009 Spain Doñana Norte y Oeste Map
ES6150019 Spain Bajo Guadalquivir Map
ES6150004 Spain Lagunas de Palos y Las Madres Map
ES0000451 Spain Montdúver-Marjal de la Safor Map
ES0000450 Spain Marjal i Estanys d'Almenara Map
ES0000470 Spain Marjal dels Moros (ZEPA) Map
ES0000471 Spain l'Albufera (ZEPA) Map
ES0000467 Spain Prat de Cabanes i Torreblanca (ZEPA) Map
ES6180017 Spain Campiñas de Sevilla Map
ES0000462 Spain Clot de Galvany Map
ES0000484 Spain el Fondo d'Elx-Crevillent (ZEPA) Map
ES0000487 Spain Marjal de Pego-Oliva (ZEPA) Map
ES0000486 Spain Salines de Santa Pola (ZEPA) Map
ES0000485 Spain Lagunas de la Mata y Torrevieja (ZEPA) Map
ES0000537 Spain Lagunas de Campotejar Map
ES0000536 Spain Lagunas de las Moreras Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 30 November 2009, on the conservation of wild birds (EU Birds Directive)
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (Anas angustirostris)
(Anas angustirostris)

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention)
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds. Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (AEWA) http://www.migratoryspecies....ent/about-cms-family

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Anata marmorizzata Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Anatra marmorizzata Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Cerceta Pardilla Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Marbled Teal English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Marmelente German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Marmereend Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Marmorand Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Marmorand Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Marmorisorsa Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Márványos réce Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Pardilheira Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sarcelle marbrée French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Anas angustirostris (Ménétries, 1832)
Marmaronetta (Anas) angustirostris

Other resources

Bird action plan
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:01950 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Marmaronetta angustirostris European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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