Possible Green-winged Teal Intergrade

Shollenberger Park, Petaluma, Sonoma County, CA            January 13, 2013

38.227050, -122.591567

Green-winged Teal Intergrade

This bird was found by Ruth Rudesill on 1/10/13.

The reduced white stripes on its sides (similar on both sides) and pale facial markings suggest that this could be a hybrid between the Eurasian and American subspecies of Green-winged Teal.

Alan Wight
Sonoma County, California
Email:  shwand@sonic.net

Photo(s) © 2013 Alan Wight