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Anas carolinensis

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  • Variants

    • American green-winged teal
    • Anas crecca carolinensis
    • Green-winged teal
    • Teal, Green-winged
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  • Sources

    • found: Work cat: Guillemain, M. The teal, 2014:p. 25 (... we decided to consider Common Teal, Anas crecca, and Green-winged teal, Anas carolinensis, as two separate species in this book)
    • found: Avibase website, Nov. 27, 2014(Green-winged teal, Anas carolinensis, Gmelin, 1789; authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept: Avibase taxonomic concepts, May 2014: Green-winged teal, Anas carolinensis; British Ornithologists' Union Checklist, 7th ed., incl. Jan 2009 suppl.: Green-winged teal, Anas carolinensis; IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03: Green-winged teal, Anas carolinensis; Species status: full species; this taxon is considered a subspecies of Anas, crecca or carolinensis, by some authors)
    • found: GBIF, Dec. 31, 2014(Anas crecca carolinensis; taxonomic status: accepted subspecies; synonym: Anas carolinensis; common names: Green winged teal, Green winged teal (American). Under Anas carolinensis: common names include American green winged teal; abstract: The Green-winged Teal (Anas carolinensis or Anas crecca carolinensis) is a common and widespread duck that breeds in the northern areas of North America except on the Aleutian Islands. It was considered conspecific with the Common Teal (A. crecca) for some time but the issue is still being reviewed by the American Ornithologists' Union; based on this the IUCN and BirdLife International do not accept it as a separate species at present. However, nearly all other authorities consider it distinct based on behavioral, morphological, and molecular evidence.))
  • LC Classification

    • QL969.A52
  • Change Notes

    • 2014-11-27: new
    • 2015-02-05: revised
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