Green-winged Teal

Green-winged Teal
Classification(s) : Prey
Cat Name : Duck
Common Name : Green-winged Teal
Scientific Name : Anas carolinensis
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

A small, sleek and plump bird with an iridescent green patch on it’s wings. They have a yellow tail stripe. Males have a white stripe up shoulder, and the males have dark reddish and green head. The females are light brown.

Physical Statistics :

Length: 12 – 15 Inches (31 – 39 Centimeters)
Weight: 5 – 18 Ounces (140 – 500 Grams)
Wingspan: 20.5 – 23 Inches (52 – 59 Centimeters)

Behavior :

Green-winged Teals live in marshes. They make their nests on shore beds and are active during the day. To get their food, they dip their head into the water and stick their rump into the air.

Social Organization :

Green-winged Teals live in flocks and migrate south during the winter.

Approval Level : None; Green-winged Teals are common in Marshlands
Kill Difficulty : Moderate;

Green-winged Teals are large and able to buffet cats firmly with their wings when attacked.

Training Level : Specialty - Duck;

A hunter needs to ambush Green-winged teal on the shore or at the water’s edge, managing a clean kill so as not to set the bird flying off with alarm cries.

Hunting Tactic : Waterfowl
Food Quality : High; Green-winged Teals are a large and yield rich flesh.