Scientific name: Spatula hottentota
Distribution: It is common in southern and east Africa, typically south of 10 ° S.
Habitat: The Hottentot teal mainly lives in large open areas of freshwater and wet grasslands with emergent vegetation. It largely lives off aquatic plants, and is normally found in water that is less than 1.5m in depth.
Description: The size of an Hottentot teal, with brown plumage, a light head and bluish bill. It is a very fast flying duck, that brings a real challenge to the shoot.
Hunting Method: Shotgun
Hunting available in: South Africa