blue-winged teal

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American teal

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8 Mallard duckling Anas platyrhynchos 2 -- (--) Blue-winged teal Anas discors 2 0.
Of the crawfish competitors present, the following species were encountered at times in numbers great enough to concern farmers: Greater White-fronted Goose, Snow Goose, Gadwall, Mallard, Blue-winged Teal, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck, Lesser Scaup, and American Coot.
They include a red-footed falcon from Eastern Europe, seen in Cambridgeshire, and a North American blue-winged teal spied in Norfolk.
Visitors to the Sepulveda Basin could spot blue grosbeak, blue-winged teal, Eurasian wigeon, American avocet, solitary sandpiper, horned lark, Sprague's pipit, chestnut-collared longspur, and wintering Canada goose.
In order of variables' importance to discrimination, Blue-winged Teal nest sites had more cover, and were closer to water than random sites [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED].
We check off duck species at a furious pace - cinnamon teal, blue-winged teal, golden-eye, canvasback.
A number of plants and animals inhabit the area, as do waterfowl, such as mallards, northern pin-tail, blue-winged teal, and wood ducks.
Waterfowl like the blue-winged teal have been hard hit because developers and farmers have drained thousands of acres of wetlands.
Major species were the blue-winged teal (57 percent), mallard (19 percent), gadwall (11 percent), northern pintail (6 percent), and northern shoveler (6 percent).
THAT pretty much sums up last year's Mississippi blue-winged teal kickoff.
Serum samples from blue-winged teal, American green-winged teal, and mallard ducks were screened by using blocking ELISA (FlockCheck AI MultiS-Screen antibody test kit; IDEXX Laboratories, Westbrook, ME, USA) to detect antibodies against the influenza virus nucleoprotein.
I discovered that someone--and I think I know who--had wedged a dead blue-winged teal into one of my stocking foot booties.
Then out of nowhere five blue-winged teal came hurling at us like Kamikaze pilots, right into the decoys.
For instance spring grazing and prescribed burning decreased the density of blue-winged teal (Anas discors) nests in North Dakota but did not influence nest success (Kruse and Bowen, 1996).
Airboating on 19 nights - two thwarted by mechanical problems - at 17 sites throughout the state, the MassWildlife team of waterfowl biologists, led by H Heusmann, banded only 706 birds: 510 wood ducks, 121 mallards, 39 blue-winged teal, 27 green-winged teal, 4 black ducks, 3 sora rails, 1 mallard-black duck hybrid and 1 northern pintail.