Re: Blue-winged Teal continues @ Mountain Lake


David Webster
 

I posted photos on both the 8th and the 9th. I originally thought it was a Green-winged Teal until I captured these.



David Webster

On Sat, Nov 14, 2020 at 9:20 AM Joe Morlan <jmorlan@...> wrote:
Nico,

Thanks, but I'm afraid that looks like a typical Cinnamon Teal to me.

On Sat, 14 Nov 2020 09:13:18 -0800, Nico Stuurman <nico@...>
wrote:

>https://ebird.org/checklist/S76138158
>
>On November 14, 2020 9:06:25 AM PST, Joe Morlan <jmorlan@...> wrote:
>>All,
>>
>>Are there any photos of the Blue-winged Teal available? The photos
>>posted
>>on eBird all look like female Cinnamon Teal to me.  Face looks blended
>>and
>>rather dark, belly is also dark and heavily patterned and bill looks
>>relatively large.
>>
>>Thanks.
>>
>>
>>On Fri, 13 Nov 2020 09:21:14 -0800, "Ken  Moy" <ken.moy62@...>
>>wrote:
>>
>>>Good morning all,
>>>
>>>Female blue-winged teal seen from the 'beach' by the playground @ 8:30
>>-
>>>8:50am on Friday the 13th perched in the reeds at the waterline on the
>>west
>>>shore just 10-20 feet north of 2 grayish white logs in the reeds. I
>>was
>>>able to see the eye crescent, and light patch at the base of a large
>>dark
>>>bill through a scope @ 45X when the bird occasionally moved its head.
>>With
>>>bins, I was able to make out streaky light colored breast, dark head
>>and
>>>yellowish legs. The bird did not emerge during the time I was there.
>>>
>>>Also of note, 2 eared grebes near the beach.
>>>
>>>Good birding to all,
>>>
>>>Ken
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>--
>>Joseph Morlan, Pacifica, CA
>>
>>
>>
--
Joseph Morlan, Pacifica, CA





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