Birds of Colombia

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


Northern Shoveler
Northern Shoveler (Spatula clypeata) Male
 
   
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Northern Shoveler
Northern Shoveler (Spatula clypeata) Female
Green Cay Nature Center, Delray Beach, Florida, USA  
   
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Cinnamon Teal
Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera orinoma) Male
Mejia, Peru  
   
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Cinnamon Teal
Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera orinoma) Female
Mejia, Peru  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Immature male.

Blue-winged Teal
Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) Male
Green Cay Nature Center, Delray Beach, Florida, USA  
   
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Blue-winged Teal
Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) Female
Bogota, Colombia  
   
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A small duck (as are all teals) that migrates from North America to the tropics in large numbers.


© Tom Friedel - All Rights Reserved, except for images and data otherwise noted.       Colombia       Panama       Ecuador       Costa Rica       Mexico
Experimental sites:       Peru       Venezuela       The World       Brazil       Bolivia
Really Experimental sites:       Guyana       Nicaragua       Cuba