Baking: Blue-winged Teal

 

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Anas discors

Length: 14-16 Weight: 0.5-1.5 lbs

Identification:

Male has bluish-gray head with a white crescent behind the bill. Female has a more subtle crescent. Bills are dark and relatively long.

BWTE

Distribution: 

Summer resident into far northern Alaska and Canada. Winter resident in southern US, Mexico, and northern South America.

Cool Facts:

Blue-winged Teals are some of the latest migrating ducks in springs, and the earliest in fall.

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References:

All About Birds

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