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Blue-winged Teal
(Anas discors)

Blue-winged Teal (Breeding male)
Blue-winged Teal
Photo © Mike Danzenbaker
Blue-winged Teal Information

 14 - 16"

Breeding habitat: Freshwater marshes, marshy vegetation at the edges of ponds, lakes, and slow-moving streams.

Winter habitat
:  Shallow freshwater, brackish, or saltwater marches.

 Seeds of aquatic vegetation such as grasses, smartweeds, sedges, pondweeds; other aquatic plant matter; insects, crustaceans, mollusks.
Blue-winged Teal ID TipsIdentification tips for the Blue-winged Teal
Calls of male and female Blue-winged Teal
Range Maps:
B-Winged Teal Breeding Map B-Winged Teal Winter Map      USGS
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
Additional photos and information:

Blue-winged Teal
Photos, habitat, nesting, diet, feeding behavior, migration, range map, songs and calls. (From Audubon Field Guide)



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