Literature Wigeon
[order] Anseriformes | [family]

Wigeon determination[order] Anseriformes | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Anas penelope | [UK] Wigeon | [FR] Canard siffleur | [DE] Pfeifente | [ES] Ánade Silbón | [IT] Fischione europeo | [NL] Smient


Constraints of feeding on Salicornia ramosissimaby wigeon
Anas penelope: an experimental approach

Author(s): Daphne Durant, Marcel Kersten, Herve Fritz
Abstract: The coastal marshes of the Charente-Maritime (western France) are a major wintering area for wigeon Anas penelope. In these marshes, wigeon feed mainly on grasses, while foraging on Salicornia (a .eshy, succulent halophyte) is uncommon. In order to u..[more]..
Source: J Ornithol (2006) 147: 1-12
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Variation of pecking rate with sward height in wild wigeon Anas penelope
Author(s): Daphne Durant, Herve Fritz
Abstract: We examined how pecking rate changed with sward height in wintering European wigeon Anas penelope in a nature reserve of the French Atlantic coast. Pecking rates were recorded as the time taken to perform 10 or 50 pecks. We found a negative correlati..[more]..
Source: J Ornithol (2006) 147: 367-370
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Feeding behaviour of breeding Wigeon Anas penelope in relation to seasonal emergence and swarming behaviour of chironomids.
Author(s): Jacobsen O.W.
Abstract: Emergence of chironomids started in mid-April, and reached a peak at the end of April and in the beginning of May. Most ‘spring’ chironomids emerged around noon, whereas the majority of chironomids emerging later in the season, appeared at night. In ..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 79 (3): 409-418.
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Re-mating in migratory Wigeon Anas penelope
Author(s): Mitchell C.
Abstract: This note describes re-mating in migratory Wigeon Anas penelope in subsequent winters. Three pairs, out of five cases where both male and female partners returned to the study area, reformed in the following winter…[more]..
Source: ARDEA 85 (2): 275-277.
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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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