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Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca)
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Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca)

General Description: Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) are small, sexually dimorphic pond ducks. Males are light gray on the body with black-and-white hind quarters, and they have a reddish-brown (chestnut) head with a large green patch behind the eye. Females are mottled brown overall. Both genders have green on the upper surface of the wing that usually is concealed, but shows in flight.

Taxonomy: Anseriformes, Anatidae, Anatinae

Favored Habitat: Ponds and marshes.

Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca)

Where to Find: Green-winged Teal are not common around Las Vegas, but look for them at the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, the Pahranagat Valley, and the Overton Wildlife Management Area.

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Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca)

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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