Eurasian Wigeon Identification

Adult Description

  • Medium-sized duck.
  • Male with dark reddish head and buffy crown.
  • Gray sides.
  • Black rear end bordered by white.
  • Large white patch in wings.

Immature Description

Similar to adult female.
Relative Size

Relative Sizebetween crow and goosebetween crow and goose
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 16.5-20.5 in (42-52 cm)
    • Weight: 17.6-33.5 oz (500-950 g)