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Eurasian Wigeon Life History

Habitat

Habitat Lakes and PondsBack to top

Food

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Nesting

Nest Placement

Nest Ground

Nesting Facts

Clutch Size:6-12 eggs
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Behavior

Behavior DabblerBack to top

Conservation

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

Credits

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. (2019). Longevity records of North American birds. Version 1019 Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Bird Banding Laboratory 2019.

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

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