American Wigeon

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Colouring White forehead, green band across body
Voice Sharp whistle
Feeds on
Flight Fast
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
American Wigeon
American Wigeon
Page Last Updated 5/4/2018 8:57:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Anas americana
Category Wildfowl
StdName American Wigeon
Vital Statistics
Length 48 to 56 cms
Weight 500 to 900 gms
Wingspan 75 to 86 cms
Lifespan 1 to 15 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUREurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States


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