Eurasian Teal

Eurasian Teal Anas crecca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Teal Anas crecca crecca (Linnaeus, 1758)

(Common, PM & WV. Former breeder.)

Here is a chart of the regular winter WeBS counts made since 1960 with each winter presented as an average of the counts made from September to March inclusive, with the first winter period plotted against the x-axis viz. winter 1963-64 is shown against 1963 on the x-axis.

Stanley Lewis records that "the nest has been noted on several occasions at Blagdon reservoir, where the teal is a fairly regular breeder..."

Bibliography (sources of information)
  1. British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) website
  2. Lewis, S. 1955. The Breeding Birds of Somerset and their Eggs. Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd., Ilfracombe, Devon.

Updated 7 January, 2014