Eurasie teal
Male in flicht
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Superorder: Galloanserae
Order: Anseriformes
Faimily: Anatidae
Subfaimily: Anatinae
Genus: Anas
Species: A. crecca
Binomial name
Anas crecca
Linnaeus, 1758
Global range.
Bricht green: simmer anly
Dark green: aw year
Blue: winter anly

Anas crecca crecca Linnaeus, 1758
Anas crecca nimia Friedmann, 1948

Anas crecca

The Eurasie teal or common teal (Anas crecca) is a common an widespread deuk which breeds in temperate Eurasie an migrates sooth in winter. The Eurasie teal is eften cried simply the Teal due tae bein the anly ane o thir smaa dabblin deuks in much o its range.[2] The bird gies its name tae the blue-green colour teal.

It is a heichly gregarious deuk ootside the breedin saison an can furm lairge flocks. It is commonly foond in sheltered wetlands an feeds on seeds an aquatic invertebrates. The North American Green-winged Teal (A. carolinensis) wis umwhile (an whiles is still) considered a subspecies o A. crecca.

References eedit

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Anas crecca". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 26 November 2013. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link) CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. Carboneras, Carles (1992): Family Anatidae (Ducks, Geese and Swans). In: del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew & Sargatal, Jordi (eds.): Handbook of Birds of the World (Volume 1: Ostrich to Ducks): 536–629, plates 40–50. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. ISBN 84-87334-10-5