Content tagged with "teal"

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A male green-winged teal searches shallow water for seeds, aquatic insects, crustaceans and mollusks. More

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The sun rises on another teal season September 10th. More

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"Back Cover" for the September 2002 Missouri Conservationist. More

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"Back Cover" for the April 2000 Missouri Conservationist. More

Blue-Winged Teal

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This duck is a dabbler, often seen in shallows sifting water and mud for goodies, rarely diving but able to take flight by jumping directly from the water into the air. Males have a distinctive white crescent on their dark gray heads. More

Bye Hummingbirds, Hello Teal

As I watched the birds gather and dive bomb each other at my hummingbird feeder yesterday, I noticed that they actually looked pudgy. More

Conservation Commission sets dove and other early migratory bird seasons

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This year’s seasons for doves, teal, rails, snipe and woodcock are the same as last year’s. More

Dirt Today, Teal Tomorrow

aquatic plants in cul-de-sac wetland
While Duck Creek doesn’t typically provide much teal-hunting opportunity, in the coming years we should be able to increase the amount of teal-friendly habitat during this time of year. More
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Green-winged Teal Foraging

Green-winged Teal Foraging
A flock of 500 green-winged teal munch on invertebrates in the mudflats along the shallowly flooded pools at Duck Creek. These birds along with other waterfowl species use our managed wetland areas to rest and re-fuel as they head back north towards the breeding grounds. More

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"News & Events" for the August 2010 Missouri Conservationist. More