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Bjorn Hinrichs
19. by Bjorn Hinrichs on February 21, 2011 at 12:28 pm

In Lakewood Bay, Oswego Lake, I noted that the adult males were raising their tail feathers, almost rocking forward, in apparent threat display towards other males. After a quick search, I was unable to find any quantitative analysis to document that these displays actually serve the function of threat.

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Citation: Personal Experience. I recently observed this, confidence uncertain at this time.

Dave Irons
21. by Dave Irons on March 10, 2011 at 07:52 am

Where I live in Oregon, I notice that most of the adult male Green-winged Teal are still molting from their cryptic ("eclipse") plumage into definitive basic plumage throughout the Fall and often into early December.

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Citation: Personal Experience. I observe this regularly, highly confident.

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