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American Wigeon 

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46005874_b794063de0.jpg?v=0 (99511 bytes) Alternate name
Anas americana Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
45-56 cm                Length
Wetlands and grassland. Habitat
6-12 creamy white eggs Clutch   
Dabbles or grazes for vegetation Food    Diet
427 World No

Least Concern


view photosImage by ru_24_real all rights reserved May 06

Part of an excellent collection of wild life photographs.

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American Wigeon

view photos Photo March 12, 2006 by Rick Leche © all rights reserved

Great photos from North America


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American Wigeon call
(Anas americana)
Nathan Pieplow XC17795
07-01-2008, United States

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