AMERICAN WIGEON

AMERICAN WIGEON (Anas americana)

The American wigeon is a medium-sized dabbling duck. This wigeon breeds in the Arctic and migrates some distance south for the winter, mainly along the western part of America. It is known to breed in PEI, but is rare in the winter.

American wigeon, breeding male - Ellen's Creek, PEI, Mar. 2014 - © Denise Motard
American wigeon, breeding male – Ellen’s Creek, PEI, Mar. 2014 – © Denise Motard
American Wigeon - Souris Line Road area, PEI - June 18, 2014 - © Joanne Dunphy
American Wigeon, nonbreeding male – Souris Line Road area, PEI – June 18, 2014 – © Joanne Dunphy
American Wigeon, drake - French River, PEI - May 18, 2018 - © Roberta Palmer
American Wigeon, drake – French River, PEI – May 18, 2018 – Roberta Palmer
American Wigeon - New Harmony, PEI - Aug. 26, 2014 - © Kathy McCormack
American Wigeon, nonbreeding male – New Harmony, PEI – Aug. 26, 2014 – © Kathy McCormack
American wigeon, female - Margate area, PEI - Sept. 22, 2016 - by Chris Rice
American wigeon, female – Margate area, PEI – Sept. 22, 2016 – by Chris Rice

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