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American Wigeon -
(Anas americana) 

Identification

  • Medium size dabbling duck
  • Light colored bill with black tip
  • Males: white patch on forehead, and on front part on inner wing, grey cheek, green
          patch on head
  • Females: grey head and neck,
          otherwise predominant brown color

Habitat

  • Marsh, ponds, lakes

Additional Information

  • Formerly called Baldpate
  • Occasional visitor to Europe
  • A regular migrant through the Reserve


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Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962
kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us

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