blue-winged teal


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Noun1.blue-winged teal - American tealblue-winged teal - American teal        
teal - any of various small short-necked dabbling river ducks of Europe and America
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Gadwalls are 100 percent above their long-term average; green-winged teal are 98 percent above their average; and blue-winged teal are 73 percent above normal.
bar] A blue-winged teal, similar to the one currently enjoying Sandy Water Park
Blue-winged Teal nests may rarely be parasitized by other ducks, but documentation is lacking (Rohwer et al.
8 Mallard duckling Anas platyrhynchos 2 -- (--) Blue-winged teal Anas discors 2 0.
Kortright (1967) states that Blue-winged teal were clocked with automobile at speeds ranging over 45 miles per hour with only the Green-winged teal being the faster flier.
Puddle ducks including Gadwall, Mallard, Blue-winged Teal, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, and Green-winged Teal were more likely to be encountered than diving ducks throughout the period.
They include a red-footed falcon from Eastern Europe, seen in Cambridgeshire, and a North American blue-winged teal spied in Norfolk.
Visitors to the Sepulveda Basin could spot blue grosbeak, blue-winged teal, Eurasian wigeon, American avocet, solitary sandpiper, horned lark, Sprague's pipit, chestnut-collared longspur, and wintering Canada goose.
We check off duck species at a furious pace - cinnamon teal, blue-winged teal, golden-eye, canvasback.
A number of plants and animals inhabit the area, as do waterfowl, such as mallards, northern pin-tail, blue-winged teal, and wood ducks.
Waterfowl like the blue-winged teal have been hard hit because developers and farmers have drained thousands of acres of wetlands.
In January, it's a free-for-all with as many folks as you care to battle; however, when the hunting is popping, hunters shoot pintail, wigeon, gadwall, shovelers, mottled ducks, green-winged and blue-winged teal, and a mixture of divers, among other, less-frequent species such as cinnamon teal.