American widgeon


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Synonyms for American widgeon

a widgeon the male of which has a white crown

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4 waterfowl/wetland, respectively; Table 1) with Mallards, Blue-winged Teal, and American Widgeon accounting for a total of 50% of the individuals observed (17, 17 and 16%, respectively).
Species of dabbling duck native to north central North Dakota that were sampled included Mallard, Pintail, Green wing Teal, Blue wing Teal, Gadwall, American Widgeon, and North American Shoveler.
Scientists consider many species among these to be threatened or in need of special protection, including: Peregrine Falcon, Red-tailed Hawk, Least Bittern, Great Blue Heron, Northern Pintail, Blue-Winged Teal, Northern Shoveler, American Widgeon, Northern Harrier, Harris' Hawk, Short-eared Owl, Cinnamon Teal, Redhead Duck, Least Sandpiper, Baird's Sandpipe and Wilson's Phalarope.
The farm operator identified the American widgeon, Eurasion widgeon, blue-winged teal, and green-winged teal as hatch-year birds.
The rest of the island and the near-by marshes are used for nesting by Canada geese, American widgeon, and mallards.
Surprisingly, something often does, as I found out one spring when Meade pointed out a Eurasian widgeon amongst a small flock of American widgeons and gadwalls in a pond near Lake Ontario.
Each fall and spring, more than a million snow, white-fronted, Ross', and Canada geese, as well as pintails, American widgeons, and mallard ducks rest and refuel on Tule Lake.
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