Blue-winged Teal

Spatula discors

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

BWTE

Code 6

ANADIS

ITIS

HEAD

Blue-winged Teal Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Purple-gray with a brown patch.
  • Forehead Color: Black to brown with white on the sides.
  • Nape Color: Purple-gray
  • Throat Color: Gray to brown.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Blue-winged Teal Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 38-43 cm (15-17 in)
  • Weight: 544 g (19.18 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Buff, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Buff, with dark brown spotting.
  • Upperparts: Buff and brown.
  • Back Pattern: Scaled or scalloped, Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Spotted or speckled

FLIGHT

Blue-winged Teal Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with steady quick wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 58-79 cm (23-31 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown
  • Under Tail: Brown
  • Leg Color: Yellow to orange.
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