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Green-winged Teal - (Anas crecca) 

Identification

  • A small “dabbling” duck
  • Male: overall grey color, reddish 
         brown head with green patch
         extending from eye, vertical
         white stripe at shoulder
  • In flight, green patches visible on
        
    inner wings (“speculum”)
  • Female: Brown, with small green patch
        
    on secondary feathers (“speculum”)
        
    near tail feathers
  • 14” (35cm) 

Habitat

  • Marsh, river, ponds

Additional Information

  • Uncommon resident in Kickapoo Valley
  • Regular spring and fall KVR migrant

Male Green-winged teal on water

Female Green-winged Teal on marsh

 

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962
kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us

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