An inch shorter than his blue-winged brother, the green-winged teal is yet a hardier and a swifter bird.
Nest and Eggs—The nest of the green-winged teal is generally a little more carefully made than most of the ground nesting ducks.
The green-winged teal, like the widgeon, feeds a great deal on the plains and in the fields.
Measurements—The green-winged teal is the smallest of the fresh-water ducks.
The green-winged teal is essentially a fresh-water bird, rarely being met with near the sea.
Of these the most interesting was a family of green-winged teal, an old mother, followed by eight tiny young.
The mallard duck, the widgeon, and the green-winged teal are tolerably abundant in the little estuaries of the river.