Photo Credits: Andrea Westmoreland

Photo Credits: Andrea Westmoreland

Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors)

Blue-winged Teals live in vegetated wetlands such as calm ponds, lakes, and marshes. They feed primarily on seeds, but also eat aquatic invertebrates. Their wingspan is about 2 ft. and they weigh 8.1-19.2 oz. Their call sounds like peeps and can get nasal. They are protected on the US Migratory Bird list.

Frequency: Uncommon

Photo Credits: Andrea Westmoreland