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21 minutes ago, gstacks said:

Do you mind being specific about what you see? I looked at some pics, but I guess I missed it.

Sorry, yes. I was confused at first, since it’s neck looked too short. But of what we can see of the upper wing of the bird, it has a wide buffy streak under a dark iridescent speculum, then another smaller buffy streak. Plus the overall coloration of the bird is good for a pintail this time of year. 

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9 minutes ago, Avery said:

Sorry, yes. I was confused at first, since it’s neck looked too short. But of what we can see of the upper wing of the bird, it has a wide buffy streak under a dark iridescent speculum, then another smaller buffy streak. Plus the overall coloration of the bird is good for a pintail this time of year. 

Thank you! 

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2 hours ago, Tony Leukering said:

There are no white secondaries. This is a Green-winged Teal:

1 - dark speculum bordered pale fore and aft

2 - narrow white patch on underwing

3 - steep forehead

4 - dull-colored legs

5 - white middle of the underparts

Should have went with my gut. Thought teal, and convinced myself of Gadwall. 

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