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Two Populations

I always think of cinnamon teal (Spatula cyanoptera) as spring waterfowl. It is a bird of western North America, breeding in wetlands from southern British Columbia and Alberta through western United States to the highlands of western Mexico and wintering … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Teal Pair

Cinnamon teal (Spatula cyanopteria) have two separate breeding populations, one in North America and the other in South America. The North American population has resident populations in Central Mexico and along the California Coast. The other North American cinnamon teal … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Teal

The cinnamon teal (Anas cyanopterra) is one of my favorite ducks. Unique to the West, this small duck does not form large flocks as some other duck species do. Usually I see it singly or in pairs and only occasionally … Continue reading

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