Blue-winged Teal

Anas discors

A pair of Blue-winged Teal
Photo courtesy of Clyde Robinson & Avian Empire

Blue-winged Teal are widespread over much of North America during the breeding season. This species is quite similar to the Cinnamon Teal, which is a more southern bird. The males are distinctive but the females almost identical.

The 6-12 creamy white eggs are incubated for around 23 days.

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Another pair of Blue-winged Teal
Photo courtesy of Sally Zacharias



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