The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has completed its annual waterfowl breeding population survey. Mar 10, 2020 #8 B. Ben Sellers Well-known member. Flyway … Two Brant tuck in to land in coastal chop. Movement map of GSM-GPS marked Mallards. Preferred Habitat Cinnamon teal are found in freshwater wetlands including marshes, natural basins, reservoirs, slow streams, ditches, and stock ponds. Please visit the Movement Maps for Suisun Marsh Waterfowl and Waterbird Studies and Western States Cinnamon Teal Initiative project pages for more maps and information.. The Cinnamon Teal hen can easily be mistaken with the Blue-winged Teal hen. Please visit the Movement Maps for Suisun Marsh Waterfowl and Waterbird Studies and Western States Cinnamon Teal Initiative project pages for more maps and information. Detailed Description. Cinnamon Teal hens are warmer brown, slightly larger and heavier-billed than Blue-winged Teal hens. Each color represents a different individual. The hens look alike and the habits of both species are similar. In the Pacific Flyway, cinnamon teal are far more common than blue-wings. Cinnamon Teal and stinking woodducks are my nemisis in our flyway. Each color represents a different individual. Reactions: Runnin_Chupacabra. Mar 10, 2020 #9 I’ve just about killed myself trying to get one of each and it has yet to happen. Drakes have a whistling peep; hens utter a low quack. North Dakota’s duck harvest of 406,900 was the second highest tally in the Central Flyway last season. Cinnamon Teal (Anas cyanoptera) pair by Larry Jordan (click on photos for full sized images). Not surprisingly, Lone Star state hunters also had the flyway’s largest duck harvest, totaling 787,800 birds — including 153,713 blue-winged/cinnamon teal. Details. In the Pacific flyway, cinnamon teal are far more common than blue-wings. I think I’ve killed just about all the rest in our flyway but these two are just about impossible for me at this point. The ring-necked duck harvest of 374,088 leads all divers, while the harvests of buffleheads (210,846) and redheads (188,793) rank second and third, respectively. in the southern Pacific Flyway (i.e., mallards, gadwalls, cinnamon teal, and wood ducks) had lower adjustment factors (3.6 BPOP:BBS) than did species with primarily boreal or mid-continent breeding distributions (i.e., pintails, wigeons, green-winged teal, northern shovelers, and blue-winged teal… A placid pair of Red-breasted Mergansers float side by side, their jaunty crests aglow in early morning light. The pale blue forewing patch is the best field mark, as drakes are usually in eclipse until January or longer. Gray duck numbers, as forecast by state and federal biologists, are high, or at least seem to be higher than in previous years. The paintings submitted for this year’s federal duck stamp contest feature familiar images of wildlife art: A Cinnamon Teal bobs on a mountain lake. In the Pacific Flyway, cinnamon teal are far more common than blue-wings. (Credit: Cory Overton, U.S. Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center. Our blinds are in the heart of the central and Mississippi flyway. Cinnamon teal are extremely rare visitors to South Carolina. Drakes have a whistling peep; hens utter a low quack. Within the United States, Cinnamon Teal also winter in southern Arizona, southern New Mexico, and southwestern Texas. Both hen and drake have a pale blue shoulder patch on the front edge of the wing. All of our hunts are fully guided with experienced duckmen, who will call for you, identify and retrieve all ducks and geese. The blue-winged/cinnamon teal harvest (the species are impossible to distinguish during wing surveys) of 802,057 rounds out the Top 5. This December hunt is the premier opportunity to experience a combined upland bird and waterfowl hunt in Northeastern Montana. The drake is reddish brown overall. The hens look alike and the habits of both species are similar. Our most popular hunts starts around the 2nd of December and run thru January 5th. Ive always wanted to try the Pacific flyway for one of those birds! Please visit the Movement Maps for Suisun Marsh Waterfowl and Waterbird Studies and Western States Cinnamon Teal Initiative project pages for more maps and information.. Movement map of GSM-GPS marked Mallards. Image Dimensions: 1800 x 1800 Celebrating National Native American Heritage Month, Meeting Notice: Service Migratory Bird Regulations Committee, Delaware Artist Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest, Migratory Bird Treaty Act Protected Species (10.13 List), Information for Planning and Conservation System, Other Bird Data and Information Resources, Partners in Flight North American Landbird Conservation Plan, Bird Conservation Partnerships & Initiatives, Council for the Conservation of Migratory Birds, North American Bird Conservation Initiative, North American Wetlands Conservation Council, Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act, Duck Stamp Information for Birders & Photographers, Duck Stamp Information for Stamp Collectors, Duck Stamp Design Products & Licensing Program, Migratory Bird Hunting & Conservation Stamp Act. Sounds The winter range of Cinnamon Teal extends from northwestern California to southern Mexico and Guatemala (Figure 2 1). Currently, the usual suspects dominate the Pacific Flyway — a mix of mallards, wigeon, cinnamon teal, green-winged teal and some northern shovelers. The pale blue forewing patch is the best field mark, as drakes are usually In eclipse until January or longer. Detailed Description. Image Dimensions: 1800 x 1800 Cinnamon teal can be found in all 4 flyways during migration. Cinnamon Teal Blue-Winged Drake In the Pacific Flyway, cinnamon teal are far more common than blue-wings. In addition White-cheeked & Yellow-billed Pintail are available. Public domain. Cinnamon Teal, Anas cyanoptera, are a western species. Louisiana, United States • Located just 30 minutes south of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Big Lake Guide Service offers duck hunters exceptional "old time" southern duck and goose hunts. Ever shot a cinnamon teal? Program #1 - A unique waterfowl "Collectors Hunt" high in the Andeas Mountains for Andean geese, Crested duck, Ruddy & Torrent ducks, plus Puna & Speckled Teal. The survey results included the following: Total breeding ducks in the survey area decreased 14 percent from 2018 and are 14 percent below long-term average. Cinnamon Teal hens are warmer brown, slightly larger and heavier-billed than Blue-winged Teal hens. ), U.S. Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), Mapping, Remote Sensing, and Geospatial Data, Movement Maps for Suisun Marsh Waterfowl and Waterbird Studies. The hens look alike and the habits of both species are similar. Winter is the time to visit the National Wildlife Refuges in California. Each color represents a different individual. Reactions: Runnin_Chupacabra. The greatest numbers of wintering birds within the Pacific Flyway are in California. As part of the Central Flyway, we can offer some of the best migratory bird hunting in the US. Joined Oct 29, 2018 Messages 502. This pair of adult male teal were bagged late last season at the Riverside County Flyway Foundation duck club in Prado Basin and retrieved by the yellow Lab Sierra. CINNAMON TEAL – Harvested fully-feathered adult cinnamon teal are a highlight of any duck hunt and a coveted species by many waterfowl hunters. Welcome! Movement map of GSM-GPS marked Mallards. Details. Mallards, gadwall and cinnamon teal comprised 85 percent of ducks observed. The male Cinnamon Teal shimmers with a rich ruddy plumage, made all the more incandescent by the summer sun slanting across reedy wetlands in interior western North America. Program #2 - Located just inside the SW Pacific Coast beaches is the worlds largest concentration of Cinnamon Teal. Males molt this brilliant plumage soon after breeding, becoming much more similar to female and immature birds, and very similar to other teal species, especially Blue-winged Teal.