Is anyone seeing the cinnamon Teal today?
Cindy & Steve
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> On Apr 16, 2015, at 5:11 PM, Bob Dunlap <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Dedrick Benz, Dave Bartkey, Andy Nyhus and I are looking at what looks to
> be at least 75% a Cinnamon Teal at the Albany sewage ponds. The bird is
> associating with Blue-winged Teals in the northwest corner of the
> easternmost pond. The bird looks very much like a pure adult male Cinnamon
> Teal except for a hint of white at the base of the bill as well as a
> lighter reddish color where the hip patch would be on a Blue-winged Teal.
> If this bird is a hybrid (and we're not certain that it is), we're thinking
> it might be a second-generation bird where one of the parents was a pure
> bird and the other parent was a 50-50 hybrid.
> There is also an early Hudsonian Godwit flying around the ponds along with
> a few other shorebirds.
> Bob Dunlap
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