Blue-winged Teal
(Anas Discors)

Appearance - The male Blue-winged Teal has a grey-blue head with a large white facial cresent in front of the eye, black beak, grey-brown body with fine black markings, black tail, light blue upper wing coverts, green speculum, whitish underwing, and yellow legs and feet. The female is mottled brown with a whitish area around the beak and a dark stripe through the eye.

Notes - The Blue-winged Teal is a small dabbling duck and is very common throughout North America.

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