Eurasian Wigeon

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Eurasian Wigeon

Mareca penelope
  • ORDER: Anseriformes
  • FAMILY: Anatidae
Basic Description

Common and widespread in the Old World, the Eurasian Wigeon is a sporadic visitor to North America. Regular in very small numbers along the Pacific and Atlantic coasts, single individuals have turned up in nearly all states and provinces.

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Other Names
  • Silbón Europeo (Spanish)
  • Canard siffleur (French)
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