green-winged teal

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green-winged teal

[green-wingd]
noun
a small freshwater duck, Anas crecca, of Eurasia and North America, having an iridescent green speculum in the wing.
Also called, British, common teal.


Origin:
1630–40

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Mallard, pintail and green-winged teal are the primary birds.
Throughout the fall and winter tens of thousands of green-winged teal, wigeon, and gadwall forage on these flats.
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