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Catalogue of British Columbia Birds

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Author: Francis Kermode
Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,925 / 54 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.6
LoC Category: Q
Downloads: 948
mnybks.net#: 4088
Genres: Nature, Science
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ry 9th, 1899, and another near Saanich.

54. American Widgeon. Baldpate.

Mareca americana (Gmel.).

A common winter resident on the coast. Brooks reports it from Chilliwhack and Okanagan. Breeds on lakes on Cariboo Road above Clinton. (Fannin.)

NETTION Kaup.

55. Green-winged Teal.

Nettion carolinensis (Gmel.).

An abundant resident, Breeds in the interior of the Mainland. Common on the coast throughout the winter. Rare on Queen Charlotte Islands. (Rev. J. H. Keen.)

QUERQUEDULA Stephens.

56. Blue-winged Teal.

Querquedula discors (Linn.).

Not common on the coast; a few are taken every year. Taken at Chilliwhack. (Brooks.)

57. Cinnamon Teal.

Querquedula cyanoptera (Vieill.).

A summer visitor in the interior of the Province. Brooks has taken it at Chilliwhack and Okanagan.

SPATULA Boie.

58. Shoveller. Spoon-bill.

Spatula clypeata

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