Female Green-winged Teal in Shetland

Female Green-winged Teal

Female Green-winged Teal in Shetland

By Roger Riddington

Abstract A female Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis, paired with a drake, was seen and photographed in Shetland in May 2018. This is perhaps the first confirmed record of a female for Britain & Ireland. The identification of this bird, and that of female Green-winged Teal in general, is discussed.

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Female and male Green-winged Teal, Shetland, May 2018. Roger Riddington

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Source: Bird Watching

Author: Roger Riddington