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Blue-winged Teal - female

Anas discors

Habitat:

Open pond in wetland

Notes:

This bird's bill is less like a shoveler's, it has a more pronounced eyering and eye stripe. It also has a faint white throat and the side pattern matches Blue-winged Teal more than Cinnamon Teal.

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9 Comments

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 5 years ago

It was probably Caleb Strand and I on eBird!

Jellis
Jellis 5 years ago

I ebird the location and someone posted all 3 Teals

James McNair
James McNair 5 years ago

Blue-winged for me too. See them in Florida, haven't seen green-winged yet!

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 5 years ago

Thank you all so much for your comments!

The MnMs
The MnMs 5 years ago

I also vote for blue winged..it looks more grey than the cinnamon female :-)

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

blue winged teal ,female

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Nah, green-winged don't have a prominent white eye ring like this bird does

Jellis
Jellis 5 years ago

change that it looks more like a Green-wing

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

I lean towards blue-winged teal on this one due to the face being more gray than brown and a bit more prominent markings on the face

JoshuaGSmith
Spotted by
JoshuaGSmith

Spotted on Nov 14, 2015
Submitted on Nov 16, 2015

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