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The male Blue-Winged Teal was photographed at the Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge in Bell City, Louisiana

The male Blue-Winged Teal was photographed at the Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge in Bell City, Louisiana

The female Blue-Winged Teal. Both the male and female were photographed at the same time and place.

The female Blue-Winged Teal. Both the male and female were photographed at the same time and place.

Select this link to see photos or a slideshow of the Blue Winged Teal

The male Blue-Winged Teal is mottled brown having a dark head with a white facial crescent, and a chalky blue patch on the forewing when it can be seen. The female Blue-Winged Teal is mottled brown with a chalky blue patch on the forewing when it can be seen. It has a range of Canada to the southern United States. It has a habitat in shallow fresh ponds and marshes. It feeds mainly on seeds and plant material. It seldom upends and feeds away from the water. It forages in shallow water, gleaning items from the surface or swimming forward with head partly submerged.

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The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

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Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,600 times in 2010. That’s about 4 full 747s.

 

In 2010, there were 36 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 52 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 10mb. That’s about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was July 13th with 50 views. The most popular post that day was Cedar Waxwing Bird 11/5/2009.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were en.wordpress.com, obama-scandal-exposed.co.cc, en.search.wordpress.com, slashingtongue.com, and onlineeducationcollege.info.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for flicker bird, common flicker, common flicker bird, barn owl, and henslow’s sparrow milwaukee.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

1

Cedar Waxwing Bird 11/5/2009 July 2010
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2

Common Flicker Bird 4/30/2010 July 2010
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3

White Ibis Bird 6/16/2010 November 2010
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4

Eastern Bluebird 11/20/2009 July 2010
2 comments

5

Wild Turkey Bird 9/26/2010 October 2010
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