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Teal, Green-winged
Bird Info
Bird Info
Scientific Name:
Anas carolinensis
Afghanistan, Africa, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Arizona, Arkansas, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Austria, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Columbia, British Isles, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, California, Cambodia, Canada, Caribbean, Cayman Islands, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico Read more
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This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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The Green-winged Teal (Anas carolinensis) or (Anas crecca carolinensis) is a common and widespread duck that breeds in the northern areas of North America except on the Aleutian Islands. It was considered conspecific with the Common Teal (A. crecca) for some time but the issue is still being reviewed by the American Ornithologists' Union;[ 1] based on this the IUCN and BirdLife International[ 2] do not accept it as a separate species at present. However, nearly all other authorities consider it distinct based on behavioral,[ 3] morphological,[ 4] and molecular evidence.[ 5] [ 6] ...
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