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Blue-winged Teal

Blue-winged Teal - Male in eclipse plumage

Photographer
Location
» San Miguel de Abona, Tenerife
Country image taken
» Canary Islands
Date
» January, 2017
Equipment
» Pentax K-m with zoom Tamron 70-300 mm
Bird Species
»Spatula discors - Blue-winged Teal
Bird Species (French)
»Sarcelle à ailes bleues
Bird Status
» Least Concern
Remarks
» This is one of the most regular American ducks in the Canary Islands, with a good number of records, mainly in recent decades. The bird shown in the image is a male in eclipse plumage moulting into adult plumage.