Male Adult Wigeon

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Colouring Chestnut head, white lower, pink breast
Voice Loud explosive whistle
Feeds on Seeds, shoots and roots
Flight Fast
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Male Adult Wigeon
Male Adult Wigeon
Also Known As ..
Eurasian Wigeon
Page Last Updated 4/28/2018 8:13:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Anas penelope
Category Wildfowl
StdName Eurasian Wigeon
Vital Statistics
Length 45 to 51 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 EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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