cinnamon teal

noun
a small, freshwater, wild duck, Anas cyanoptera, of North and South America, having chiefly cinnamon-red plumage.

Origin:
1890–95, Americanism

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Ruddy ducks and cinnamon teal buzz by, while great blue herons lord over them all from the shallows.
Many migratory birds can be counted at the park's seasonal wetland: cinnamon teal, mallards, egrets and herons.
Hikers may observe brilliantly colored cinnamon teal and wood ducks, or eagles and osprey perched in a snag.
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