Birds of the World

Anatidae : Swans, Geese & Ducks

Blue-winged Teal

Anas discors

Males - Virginia, USA - March 2000

Blue-winged Teal is a common duck in North America with a population of approximately 2-3million pairs.  They breed in marshes, pools and small lakes in northern USA and Canada, and winter further south on brackish and coastal waters.

Male - Florida, USA - December 2011

immature male - Florida, USA - January 2012