1, 2004 - First
Photo of two male Green-wing Teals resting
on a warm rock andof
male Green-wing Teal in the water.
County, Utah - ©NJDavis second photo
L 14 WS 23, a
duck, gray body with white vertical stripe on side at start of the
Reddish-brown head with iridescent green patch extending behind
Always shows clean buffy streak on undertail coverts in all plumages.
female is mottled brown with dark streak through the eye, a small bill
and green speculum.
and lakes in summer and in winter is also on rivers and sheltered
marshes. Feeds on aquatic plants and seeds and in fall visits
for seed, corn wheat, oats and buckwheat. Lays 7-15 pale
eggs in nest of grass, weeds and down placed in depression in the
hidden in grass or brush up to one mile from water. Precocial with one
brood per year, incubation period of 21-23 days
Utah Range Map
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