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Blue-winged teal (female)
Anas discors


Size: 15.5 inches
Overall Color: brownish and gray
Occurrence: pond edges and marshes
Diet: invertebrates in mud
Nest: dishes in marshy areas
Field Identification: mostly brownish and grayish ducks with dark bills
Season: summer

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

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