Anas crecca x Anas platyrhynchos

(c) Harry J. Lehto

Teal x Mallard male

Tavi x Sinisorsa koiras

Mössenkärr, Keskuspuisto, Espoo, Finland, May 19, 2009
EF 500mm f4.0, ISO 400-800 , distance 5-50m

Size: Clearly smaller than Mallard
Aggressivity between this bird and mallards
Note pattern of bill and bare parts, and speculum. The bird appeared sick as it kept on plucking the breast feathers.
Possibly different from the 2007 bird found a few km away from this one.
Call of the bird:

Last update: Jun 10, 2009

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