Common Teal 5Mar04 441a.jpg (29353 bytes)Common [Eurasian Green-winged] Teal (Anas crecca crecca), Dryden, Tompkins County, NY.  5 March 2004.

All photographs Kevin and Jay McGowan, unless otherwise noted.


Most photographs taken with an Olympus D-40 digital camera through a Swarovski AT-80 spotting scope.


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On the right.  Note the horizontal, not vertical white line along the side.

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Despite the distance, a whitish line can be seen on the flank, just in front of the black border of the yellowish rump patch.

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It sometimes hid its white stripe.

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Revised: April 12, 2005.