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  1. Landing cross

    Landing cross

    Garganey and tail
  2. Teal in flight

    Teal in flight

    I was on my walk today and I noticed a male and female Eurasian Teal. I took out my camera and took a few snaps. Something spooked them and the female was the first to fly away. Then I was ready and took this picture of the male as he leapt out of the water.
  3. Male Teal

    Male Teal

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  4. Green-winged Teal

    Green-winged Teal

    GW Teal pair cruising on the wider parts of the marsh
  5. Resting in the shade

    Resting in the shade

    Drake Eurasian Teal
  6. Teal

    Teal

    Male and female in tandem
  7. Small and discreet

    Small and discreet

    The males, though small, are quite flashy. The females are well camouflaged when nesting in deep cover.
  8. Green-winged teal

    Green-winged teal

    Beautiful cinnamon-headed duck with the electric green eye stripe - a winter duck for us, and more rare of a sighting than the blue-winged teals, but a pleasure when we do get to see them
  9. Green-winged Teal

    Green-winged Teal

    Male green-winged Teal have chestnut head with iridescent green extending from the eyes to the nap of the neck.
  10. Lady Greensleeves

    Lady Greensleeves

    Without any other ducks in the shot for comparison, you can't really tell how small she is. They're about half the length of a Mallard and less than a third of the weight. Someone asked if the American green-wings are larger, but I haven't seen any data that indicate they are. There are some...
  11. Size comparison

    Size comparison

    Green-winged Teal vs Mallard - about 3 to 1 in terms of total body mass.
  12. SF2 - faceless

    SF2 - faceless

    Another teal hiding its face
  13. SF1 - headless

    SF1 - headless

    I'm busy sewing masks. Will catch up on browsing later this evening. Meanwhile, in keeping with the face-hiding theme, here are three SF images from yesterday's walk along the river. Classic SF shots, i.e. shots where something goes wrong, like the bird suddenly taking off, a branch in the way...
  14. Comparison - Common Teal vs. Mallard

    Comparison - Common Teal vs. Mallard

  15. teal

    teal

    teal
  16. teals and shovelers

    teals and shovelers

    eurasian teals, garganey and northern shovelers
  17. 22-Sarcelle d'hiver Anas crecca Eurasian Teal- 23 janvier 2020.jpg

    22-Sarcelle d'hiver Anas crecca Eurasian Teal- 23 janvier 2020.jpg

    Sarcelle d'hiver - Anas crecca - Eurasian Teal
  18. Green-winged Teals.jpg

    Green-winged Teals.jpg

    Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca carolinensis) female.
  19. Female Teal

    Female Teal

  20. And ... they flew over

    And ... they flew over

    And they flew over ... On a lucky day ... ... it is possible to get four species of Water_fowl_in_sky Northern Pintail Northern Shoveler ( 1 in front ) Common Teal ( 1 in the centre of the image ) Gadwall The group had 45 individuals of those, 15 are seen here ... complete...
  21. Green-winged Teal

    Green-winged Teal

  22. Common Teal (hen and drake)

    Common Teal (hen and drake)

    Common Teal (Anas crecca subsp. carolinensis) Hen and drake. Known as the Green-winged Teal in the USA. Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, USA. Old Travis B. Bryan Municipal Golf Course. Along the margins of Country Club Lake at ca. 91 m (ca. 300 ft) elevation. Post Oak Savannah Vegetational Area.
  23. Teal

    Teal

    Still carrying a bit of the last hailstone downpour on its back and head, this Teal conveys the general mood around here, cold, wet and windy!
  24. Teal

    Teal

    Spoted at Lugar de Baixo, Madeira Island
  25. Green Winged-Teal

    Green Winged-Teal

    Common Teal (Anas crecca subsp. carolinensis). Known as the Green-winged Teal (Anas carolinensis) by most in the USA. IUCN and BirdLife International does not recognize this taxon at the specific level. However behavioral, morphological and molecular data does not support their position...
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