Eurasian Wigeon

Anas penelope

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

EUWI

Code 6

ANAPEN

ITIS

HEAD

Eurasian Wigeon Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Rufous or rust with cream.
  • Forehead Color: Buff
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: Red-brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Eurasian Wigeon Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 46-51 cm (18-20 in)
  • Weight: 1000 g (35.27 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray, Rufous or Rust
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Gray with fine black barring.
  • Back Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Eurasian Wigeon Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 76-81 cm (30-32 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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