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Eurasian Wigeon

(Anas penelope)
Alternate name(s): "Widgeon", "Eurasian Widgeon"
German name(s): "Pfeifente"

Size: 42-50 cm; wing span 71-85 cm
Weight: 500-1070 g
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Eurasian Wigeon at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

MALE

Lateral view of a male Eurasian Wigeon (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, April 2017]

Lateral view of a dabbling male Eurasian Wigeon (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, April 2017]

Lateral view of a male Eurasian Wigeon, right, with a female on the left (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, April 2017]

Lateral view of a male Eurasian Wigeon, left, with two females on the right (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, April 2017]

Small group of Eurasian Wigeons (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, April 2017]

FEMALE

Female Eurasian Wigeon, centre, with two males (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, April 2017]

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