Green-winged Teal

(Anas crecca)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

Green-winged Teal

NatureServe

N5B, N5N - Secure Breeding and Nonbreeding

SNRB - Unranked Breeding

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Common migrant, rare breeder

Habitat

Shallow lakes, wetlands, rivers

Size

12 to 16 in length

23 wingspan

Photo by Elizabeth Daughton

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Migration

Early March to mid-May and late August to early December


Comments

Smallest Dabbler
This is the smallest dabbling duck in North America.


Taxonomy

Order:

Anseriformes (ducks, geese, swans, and relatives)

 

Family:

Anatidae (ducks, geese, and swans)

 
Subordinate Taxa

American Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca carolinensis)

Aleutian Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca nimin)

Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca crecca)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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green-winged teal, Bredesen Park, Edina, April 8

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Green-winged Teal Ducks feeding, preening and mating in the spring as they fly north for nesting. Video filmed in northern Virginia at Huntley Meadows Park, a wetlands in Fairfax County. Includes map distribution and educational commentary.

 
     
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A drake Green-winged Teal on the Folly Pond. Video by Reserve Warden Mike Youdale

 
     

 

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Elizabeth Daughton
8/8/2017

Location: Bredesen Park, Edina

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