Common Name: abundant duck


Scientific Name: anas americana


Name Origin/ Meaning: from a series of dabbling ducks in north america


Bird Family: aves


Adult Size: medium sized duck




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Male:

  • Breeding:american-wigeon-anas-americana-pair-in-breeding-plumage-d945we.jpg




Common Name: abundant duck


Scientific Name: anas americana


Name Origin/ Meaning: from a series of dabbling duck in north america



Bird Family: ‍aves


Adult Size: ‍medium sized duck




Images: (must be uploaded to the website and inserted, not copied and pasted)

Male:

  • Breeding:american-wigeon-anas-americana-pair-in-breeding-plumage-d945we.jpg




  • Male Non breeding: untitled.png




  • Femalekings_pond_american_wigeons_01-03-10.jpg


Calls: (Description and audio file)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVjYW6zPEvY


Life Expectancy: between 20 and 27 months


Identifying Characteristics:‍h‍ave a white crown on their forehead



Distinguishing Characteristics:‍ bill is blue-grey with a black


Migration Route,Timeline, and Range: image.png


Seasons(s) species resides in the Mingus Park Forest:


Habitat Description:GR.png


Nesting Location:

they nest in grass and sticks

Nest/ Egg Description:Wigeon-nest-with-eggs.jpg


Social Behavior: (solitary, gregarious, etc.)


Diet: ‍its a dabbling bird


Interesting Facts: among the earliest waterfowl to their wintering grounds. They prefer shallow lakes and marshy sloughs for their breeding.



Resources:

http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/americanwigeon.htm
https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/American_Wigeon/lifehistory
"Nature Works." Nature Works. Web. <http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/americanwigeon.htm>.
"All about Birds." All about Birds. Web. <https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/American_Wigeon/lifehistory>.

Nick Minton 17'


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