Texas duck hunting season opens in just a few days and Green winged teal are one of the most popular and delicious ducks to hunt in Texas.
They are the smallest of the N American ducks and have a short neck and small grey bill. THe males have a chestnut head and a green to purple patch of feathers that extends from their eyes to their neck. Their chest is brown/pink with small black dots. The sides, back and flank are covered with grey feathers and are separated from the chest by a small bar of white feathers.
More information about Green Winged Teal and Texas Duck Hunting can be found at the Ducks Unlimited website.