Birds of Colombia

    ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese and Swans)  
Genus: Spatula (3 species, 10 worldwide)


Northern Shoveler
Northern Shoveler (Spatula clypeata) Male
 
   

Northern Shoveler
Northern Shoveler (Spatula clypeata) Female
Green Cay Nature Center, Delray Beach, Florida, USA  
   



Cinnamon Teal
Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera orinoma) Male
Mejia, Peru  
   

Cinnamon Teal
Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera orinoma) Female
Mejia, Peru  
   

Immature male.

Blue-winged Teal
Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) Male
Green Cay Nature Center, Delray Beach, Florida, USA  
   

Blue-winged Teal
Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) Female
Bogota, Colombia  
   

A small duck (as are all teals) that migrates from north America to the tropics in large numbers.


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