San Diego County, California, US
Sequoia Audubon Society Earth Day Big Stand/Sit at Radio Road. Notice that the second picture has the rust color on its breast that some waterfowl pick up from the water at this spot
This record gleaned from field journals I kept between 1968 and 2002. The first 6500+ records I posted on iNat had photo documentation, but now I am posting these records which do not have photos just to provide the data point for the species, date, and location as best as I can for the historical record. I will also add a number to represent the approximate number of individuals of this species I recorded on the given day if more than one.
Wallentas Ponds was a name of a group of wastewater treatment ponds that used to be at this location adjacent to Jimmy Clay Golf Course. The
A male Eurasian Green-winged Teal at Braman's Lane Pond. Note the lack of the vertical white bar on the breast.
The Common Teal or Eurasian Teal (Anas crecca) is a common and widespread duck which breeds in temperate Eurasia and migrates south in winter. It is the Old World counterpart of the North American Green-winged Teal ( A. carolinensis), which was formerly (and sometimes is still) considered a subspecies of A. crecca. The Common Teal often simply called "the teal" due to being the only one of these small dabbling ducks in much of its range.