green-winged teal


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green-winged teal

 (grēn′wĭngd′)
n.
A small freshwater duck (Anas crecca) of the Northern Hemisphere, the male of which has gray plumage, a brown and green head, and an iridescent green speculum.

green′-winged` teal′


n.
a dabbling duck, Anas crecca, of Eurasia and North America, having an iridescent green speculum in the wing.
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Noun1.green-winged teal - common teal of Eurasia and North Americagreen-winged teal - common teal of Eurasia and North America
teal - any of various small short-necked dabbling river ducks of Europe and America
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HUNTER: Thomas Massey, Gresham, OR BAND #: 0834-08879 SPECIES: Green-winged Teal (D) BANDED: 09/01/2016 LOCATION: Medimont, ID RECOVERED: 11/10/2017 LOCATION: Lewis & Clark NWR, OR
The migration chronology of banded mallards might be broadly representative of other dabbling duck species that breed in Alaska, such as the American green-winged teal (Anas carolinensis), American wigeon (Anas americana), and northern pintail (Anas acuta), in which H5Nx was detected at lower latitudes.
Population: Real population comprisedof blue-winged teal (BWT) data and green-winged teal (GWT) data collected (Smith et al.
Located within New York City, the refuge covers more than 9,000 acres, and is a great place for spotting birds such as snow geese, lesser and greater scaup, ruddy duck, ring-necked duck, green-winged teal, northern pintail, American wigeon and gadwall.
Very early on his first morning of duck hunting, in response to ducks coming in and lots of shooting, Jamie had made stellar retrieves of three mallards, a black duck and two green-winged teal.
Green-winged Teal (left) |on the Seiont PIC: PETE WOOD
The H5N1 strain of bird flu was found earlier this year on a green-winged teal in Washington near the border with Canada.
The largest variety of puddle ducks including pintails, blue and green-winged teal, widgeon and an occasional gadwall will swing through the area headed south this month.
FAA should improve control of birds and wildlife near airports The victims could fill a novice bird-watcher's bucket list: blackpoll warbler, double-crested cormorant, American black duck, short-billed dowitcher, black-crowned night heron, magnolia warbler, budgerigar and green-winged teal.
With much open water, waterfowl were plentiful: greater white-fronted goose, 1; pink-footed goose, 1 (new species for the count); snow goose, 1; Canada goose, 2,440; mute swan, 14; wood duck CW (seen during count week but not on count day); gadwall cw; American wigeon, 1; American black duck, 55; mallard, 786; northern pintail, 1; green-winged teal, 9; ring-necked duck, 28; greater scaup, 58; lesser scaup, 12 (new high); white-winged scoter, 1; bufflehead, 10; common goldeneye, 106; Barrow's goldeneye, 1; hooded merganser, 355 (new high); common merganser, 96; American coot, 2; wild turkey, 226 (new high); common loon, 9; horned grebe, 4.
Staff and visitors to the Saltholme nature reserve have been surprised to see the drake green-winged teal.