Common teal explosion

Deborah Wisti-Peterson nyneve at
Thu Mar 15 10:17:58 PST 2001

can't speak for the other birds, but there has been one male common
teal at the montlake fill for more than a year now.


Deborah Wisti-Peterson, PhD Candidate nyneve at
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On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Greg Toffic wrote:

> Tweeters,

> Will anyone speculate as to why there have been so many common teal (Eurasian green-winged teal) reported in Western Washington this year? I'm aware of at least 6 males seen in the past couple of weeks. One each at Edmonds Marsh, Montlake Fill, Gorst Creek, Marymoor Park, and two at Blaine Harbor. Have we just been overlooking them in the past? Any explanations?


> Greg


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