Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis

Photo: Mark Yokoyama

Classification

Anatidae [family]
Anas [genus] (8)
carolinensis [species]

Classification

Anatidae [family]
Anas [genus] (8)
carolinensis [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description North America, Europe and Asia.
    Notes on presence status Recorded since 2005 also on St. Martin. Has also been reported as Anas crecca, referring to the subspecies Anas crecca carolinensis, which has been splitten in two valid species, of which Anas carolinensis occurs in the Dutch Caribbean. Rare winter visitor from North America.

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