Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors) - HBW 1, p. 612

French: Sarcelle soucrourou German: Blauflügelente Spanish: Cerceta Aliazul
Other common names: Bluewing

Taxonomy: Anas discors Linnaeus, 1766, North America = Carolina ex Catesby.
Sometimes placed in genus Spatula. E population has been assigned separate subspecies, orphna, but doubtfully valid. Monotypic.

Distribution: North America, from S Alaska to Newfoundland, and S to C USA.