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Eurasian Wigeon Life History


Habitat Lakes and PondsBack to top


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Nest Placement

Nest Ground

Nesting Facts

Clutch Size:6-12 eggs
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Behavior DabblerBack to top


Conservation Low ConcernThere is little information on Eurasian Wigeon population numbers and trends in North America. The species is not on the 2016 State of North America's Birds' Watch List.Back to top


Bellrose, F. C. (1976). Ducks, Geese and Swans of North America. Second edition. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA, USA.

Lutmerding, J. A. and A. S. Love. Longevity records of North American birds. Version 2020. Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Bird Banding Laboratory 2020.

Sibley, D. A. (2014). The Sibley Guide to Birds, second edition. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY, USA.

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