Baikal Teal Anas formosa

Baikal Teal
Baikal Teal
Baikal teal
As it's common name suggests, the Baikal Teal comes from Siberia; its Latin name means beautiful duck, which certainly applies to the male in breeding plumage as shown.
Baikal duck face
Baikal duck face
Baikal duck head
Baikal drake
Baikal duck
Baikal drake
Baikal drake
Baikal drake
Baikal drake
Baikal ducks
Baikal duck
Baikal ducks
Baikal ducks
Baikal duck
Baikal ducks
As with most ducks, the female is much plainer and well-camouflaged on the nest. She can be distinguished from the Common Teal by white patch on her chin/cheek and the white spot near the beak.
Baikal ducks pair
Baikal duck female
Baikal ducks pair
Baikal drake The green wing-flash of the teal
Baikal head
Baikal drake Bye