American ducks in Madeira Island

American Wigeons
American Wigeons Anas americana

Green-winged Teal
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis

Female Wood Duck
Wood Duck Aix sponsa

On the 1st of November 2009 3 American species of ducks were recorded in Madeira Island:

Ribeira da Janela
The 1st record of Wood Duck Aix sponsais still present and is now more sociable with other ducks on the area
The long-staying Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis

Lugar de Baixo
3 American Wigeons Anas americana - 2nd record of this species in Madeira with the 1st record being last year on the same spot and by the same time of year
1 Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis - still present from October 2008

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