Blue-winged Teal

(Spatula discors)

Status: Summer Resident. Last recorded on site in 2021
Breeding Status:-
1987-1991: Confirmed1992-1996: Confirmed
1997-2001: Confirmed2002-2006: Confirmed
2007-2011: Confirmed2012-2016: Confirmed
2017-2021: Possible but not likely

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is expected to be present on site.

This species is a common migrant and summer resident in wet areas throughout the lab. There are usually only a few pairs at most nesting on site. A female with 11 ducklings was found on DUSAF Pond on July 19, 2015.

Photographer: Christian Goers.