Scientific Name: Anas penelope Common Name: Eurasian Wigeon Other Name: Widgeon
Identifying Features: Males have white patch on upper wings, pink breast, chestnut head with a creamy crown, grey body; Females have brown body, blue-grey bill with black tip.
- It is highly gregarious outside of the breeding season and will form large flocks.
- They will join with flocks of the American wigeon in the United States, and they also hybridize with them.
This image was clicked by Vivek Raut.
Where have you seen this bird? Let us know in the comments below. You can also share a photo of this bird clicked by you by sending it to firstname.lastname@example.org