Save the Birds : Restored Birds of the New London Public Museum
Collection:
Carr Natural History
Object ID:
1932.13.22
Object Name:
Specimen, Taxidermied
Description:
Blue winged Teal duck. Female. This small dabbling duck has upperparts that are scaled buff and dark brown; underparts are pale brown with many dark spots. The wings have a green speculum and a pale blue shoulder patch visible in flight. Flight is fast and direct with steady wing beats. It mainly feeds on plants.
Kingdom:
Animalia (Animals)
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Natural History Class:
Aves (Birds)
Natural History Order:
Anseriformes
Family:
Anatidae (Geese, Ducks)
Genus:
Anas
Date:
1885
Species:
discors
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