Blue-winged Teal

Anas discors - Sarcelle à ailes bleues

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Anas

  • Species
    :

    discors

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 41 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 60 à 64 cm.
  • Weight
    : 273 à 410 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Sarcelle à ailes bleues,
  • Cerceta Aliazul,
  • Pato-d'asa-azul,
  • Blauflügelente,
  • kékszárnyú réce,
  • Blauwvleugeltaling,
  • Marzaiola americana,
  • Blåvingad årta,
  • Blåvingeand,
  • kačica modrokrídla,
  • čírka modrokřídlá,
  • Blåvinget And,
  • sinisiipitavi,
  • xarxet alablau,
  • Bláönd,
  • cyranka modroskrzydła,
  • zilspārnu krīklis,
  • modroperuta reglja,
  • Синекрылый чирок,
  • ミカヅキシマアジ,
  • 蓝翅鸭,
  • 藍翅鴨,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes

Geographic range

Illustration

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