Green-Winged Teal

Anas Cracca

Environment

They prefer small, shallow, permanent ponds near boreal forests that boast an abundance of emergent vegetation.

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Eggs

Female's lay an average of 8-9.

Diet

They commonly feed on insects, aquatic vegetation, seeds of grasses and sedges, and sometimes agricultural crops.

Migration

They travel in a "V" formation at very high speeds of 50 mph, but are capable of flying 60 mph.

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Interesting Facts

-Life Span is commonly 20-30 years.

-Have the fasted growth rate of most ducks.

-Males whistle, while females "quack".