Eurasian Wigeon
Anas penelope

– medium-sized duck, smaller than Mallard
– nocturnal/diurnal migrant
– migrates in small to medium flocks in formation
– sometimes mixed with other dabbling ducks

BIF859_MPU_I8Z3579_091204_ewig-2-AD-M-F_d_leipzig
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope, M AD BREED, F
BIF0859, 04/12/2009, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF860_MPU_I1Q7637_150215_ewig-1-AD-M_oman_khawr-dhurf
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope, M 2CY
BIF0860, 15/02/2015, Khawr Dhurf, Oman, Mathias Putze

BIF861_MPU_I1Q7635_150215_ewig-1-AD-F_oman_khawr-dhurf
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope, M 2CY
BIF0861, 15/02/2015, Khawr Dhurf, Oman, Mathias Putze

BIF862_MPU_I1Q8983_140614_ewig-FL-M-F_mng_ikh-tasch-gai
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope, M, F
BIF0862, 14/06/2014, Ikh Tasch Gai, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

BIF863_MPU_I8Z2951_091203_ewig-FL-M-F_d_leipzig
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope, M, F
BIF0863, 03/12/2009, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze


Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope, M F NBREED
BIF1395, 18/09/2016, North Sea, offshore, Roland Neumann

BIF883-3_PFR00186_1-11_091203_ewig-FL-FC-WS_sn_l-luppewehr_REF-S
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope, M F AD, calls in flight
BIF0883, 03/12/2009, Leipzig, Germany, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector

voice: usually only calls during nocturnal migration

comparison species:
American Wigeon
Eurasian Teal
Garganey

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