Wigeon Male
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Taken at Caerlaverock on February 10th 2008 using Nikon D40X with
Nikon 300 mm zoom lens
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Taken at Musselburgh on 23rd November 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens
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Taken at Strathclyde Park on 19th January 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens
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Female
Taken at Musselburgh on 23rd November 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens
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Juvenile
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 4th November 2014 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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In Flight
Taken at Musselburgh on 7th December 2014 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Wigeon.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Anas penelope.
Anseriformes.
Anatidae.
Bald Pate, Common Wigeon, Easterling, Pandled Whew, Pundle, Whew Duck, Whewer, Whim.


Site Of Nest:
Materials:
Food:
Plumage:


Length:
Nesting Period:
Eggs:
Long vegetation on the ground.
Dead water plants, lined with sooty brown down.
Tender parts of plants, insects etc
Yellow forehead, chestnut head and neck, round grey body, black and white stern, pink breast, white bands on wings, white belly, short black-tipped greyish bill.
45 - 51 cm .
April - July. 1 Clutch.
8 or 9, Creamy White.
Voice: