American Wigeon

American Wigeon


Literature American Wigeon
[order] Anseriformes |

American Wigeon determination[order] Anseriformes | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Anas americana | [UK] American Wigeon | [FR] Canard d’Amérique | [DE] Nordamerikanische Pfeifente | [ES] Silbón Americano | [IT] Fischione americano | [NL] Amerikaanse Smient


Activity budgets of mallards and american wigeon wintering in east-central Alabama
Author(s): Richard E. Turnbull AND Guy A. Baldassarre
Abstract: Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) and American Wigeon (A. americana) were studied in Alabama from November through February 1983-85. Resting was the major activity of Mallards (39-54%) and feeding was the major activity of American Wigeon (45- 7 1%). Mal..[more]..
Source: Wilson Bull., 99(3), 1987, pp. 457464
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Preliminary Overview of American Wigeon (Anas americana) Population Survey and Harvest Information – An Atlantic Flyway Emphasis
Author(s): Doug Howell and Walt Rhodes
Abstract: Characterized by a haunting whistle and contrasting plumage, the American wigeon (Anas Americana) is one of North America’s most distinguishable ducks. Its wariness, whistle, coloration and low abundance relative to other ducks (e.g. mallards, gadwal..[more]..
Source: Atlantic Flyway Council Technical Section
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Spatial and temporal use of estuary and upland habitats by
wintering waterfowl on the Fraser River delta and north Puget

Author(s): Kate Hagmeier et al
Abstract: The Fraser River delta and north Puget Sound (FRDNPS) provide important habitat for wintering and migrating waterfowl. However, the FRDNPS region is also home to an increasing human population…[more]..
Source: Proceedings of the 2005 Puget Sound Georgia Basin Research Conference
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All of Anatidae

  1. American Wigeon
  2. Anas americana
  1. Bar-headed Goose
  2. Anser indicus
  1. Barnacle Goose
  2. Branta leucopsis
  1. Barrows Goldeneye
  2. Bucephala islandica
  1. Bean Goose
  2. Anser fabalis
  1. Blue-winged Teal
  2. Anas discors
  1. Brent Goose
  2. Branta bernicla
  1. Canada goose
  2. Branta canadensis
  1. Canvasback
  2. Aythya valisineria
  1. Common Scoter
  2. Melanitta nigra
  1. Egyptian Goose
  2. Alopochen aegyptiacus
  1. Eider
  2. Somateria mollissima
  1. Garganey
  2. Anas querquedula
  1. Goldeneye
  2. Bucephala clangula
  1. Greater Scaup
  2. Aythya marila
  1. Greater White-fronted Goose
  2. Anser albifrons
  1. Greylag Goose
  2. Anser anser
  1. Hooded Merganser
  2. Lophodytes cucullatus
  1. Lesser White-fronted Goose
  2. Anser erythropus
  1. Light-bellied Brent Goose
  2. Branta bernicla hrota
  1. Mallard
  2. Anas platyrhynchos
  1. Marbled Duck
  2. Marmaronetta angustirostris
  1. Merganser
  2. Mergus merganser
  1. Mute Swan
  2. Cygnus olor
  1. Northern Pintail
  2. Anas acuta
  1. Northern Shoveler
  2. Anas clypeata
  1. Pink-footed Goose
  2. Anser brachyrhynchus
  1. Pochard
  2. Aythya ferina
  1. Redhead
  2. Aythya americana
  1. Ruddy Duck
  2. Oxyura jamaicensis
  1. Shelduck
  2. Tadorna tadorna
  1. Snow Goose
  2. Anser caerulescens
  1. Stellers Eider
  2. Polysticta stelleri
  1. Surf Scoter
  2. Melanitta perspicillata
  1. Teal
  2. Anas crecca
  1. Tufted Duck
  2. Aythya fuligula
  1. Whistling Swan
  2. Cygnus columbianus
  1. White-headed Duck
  2. Oxyura leucocephala
  1. Wigeon
  2. Anas penelope
  1. Wood Duck
  2. Aix sponsa
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