Thanks, Jay, for checking out this bird.  We were so struck by the
horizontal white stripe that we had not considered the hybrid. We missed
the faint vertical stripe that your nice picture shows.

Diane


On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 3:20 PM, Jay McGowan <jw...@cornell.edu> wrote:

> We are there now. The bird is farther out, with a group of other
> Green-winged Teal along the edge of the ice in amongst Aythya. It appears
> to be a EURASIAN X AMERICAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL--bold white horizontal
> shoulder stripe as in Eurasian but with a faint trace of the vertical
> shoulder stripe, often not visible. Very much like (if not the same bird)
> Livia and I found last week at the north end:
> http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S17555304
>
> Jay
> On Mar 29, 2014 2:33 PM, "Diane Morton" <dianegmor...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> A wide variety of birds at Frontenac Park in Union Springs, including one
>> Eurasian Green-winged Teal among the American Green-winged Teal.  looking
>> north, not too far off shore.
>>
>> Diane Morton
>>
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