Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis

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Very scarce visitor. The first example of this species, formerly regarded as a subspecies of Common Teal Anas crecca, was found at Gibraltar Point by Andy Sims and David Jenkins on the morning of 11th November 1984 (Sims undated). More quickly followed and it has been almost annual since 1996, with a total of around 30 recorded up to 2015.

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