Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

Sitio realizado por aficionados a la observación de aves desde 10 de enero 2006

Silver Teal - Historic records

Order: - Family: Anatidae

28-10-17 © J. Simón Tagtachian

The silver teal with the ducklings and the southern lapwing with its chick (left arrow) came near and there was a dispute between the adult silver teal and the adult souther lapwing

28-10-17 © Javier Guillermo González
15-10-17 © J. Simón Tagtachian
15-10-17 © J. Simón Tagtachian
24-09-17 © J. Simón Tagtachian

Shows the lamellae of the lower mandible

07-09-17 © Héctor Horacio García
31-08-17 © Ricardo Palonsky
13-07-17 © J. Simón Tagtachian

Male (right) and female (left). Differences are subtle and in guides male and female are not told apart. 

02-07-17 © J. Simón Tagtachian
14-04-17 © Carlos González Ledo

n field guides this species is treated like a monomorphic one since there are no noticeable characters which distinguish male from female. Anyway, female flanks are scale-like whereas the male's have an irregular barring. The rear third is finely barred in the male and wider in the female.

14-04-17 © Carlos González Ledo
27-02-17 © J. Simón Tagtachian

With the wing stripe characteristic of the species

25-02-17 © Ricardo Palonsky
15-02-17 © Ricardo Palonsky
16-04-16 © Claudia Mon

Showing the speculum. The central stripe may be seen either blue or green according to the light. Here the two colours may be appreciated

12-03-16 © J. Simón Tagtachian

Speculum white-green-white. The green line may be seen blue

23-01-16 © Silvia Ana González
21-11-15 © Sergio Cusano
21-11-15 © Sergio Cusano
24-10-15 © Amelia Besana

The 12 ducklings in the photo

Total: 119

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