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Green winged teal (male)
Anas crecca


Size: 14 inches
Overall Color: brown/tan, gray/rufous/green
Occurrence: near water
Diet: aquatic plants and seeds, grains
Nest: depression on ground with grasses and weeds
Field Identification: smallish ducks, non-breeding males mottled tans and brown with green underwings, breeding males gray with rufous and green head, dabblers

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: anseriformes
Family: 01 Anatidae (ducks,geese,swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: crecca

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