Blue Winged Teal | Bulls Island Natural Area

blue winged teal

Anas discors
• Small brownish duck with pale blue shoulder patches
• 35 - 40 cm (14 - 16 inches) long
• Male has gray head and white crescent in front of eye
• Female is mottled brown with pale blue shoulder patches
• Lays 7 - 10 eggs in a down-lined nest near the water's edge

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