~Birding in Texas, Blue-winged Teal

Cattail Marsh, Beaumont, TX, April, 2017

Blue-winged Teal (male)
Blue-winged Teal (male)

A very handsome guy in his breeding plumage, with a white crescent on his face and a white hip patch.

Blue-winged Teal (female)
Blue-winged Teal (female)

She has a vague crescent, with white at the base of bill and a whitish throat.

Blue-winged Teal pair
A lovely pair

 

Happy Birding!

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Cattail Marsh

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