No.028 Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope

L=48cm

Rank : 2
Winter Visitor
Common winter visitor to Asakawa River basin.There were many flocks of the species seen on Asakawa River up untilmid-90s, but the number has decreased to almost one-fifth or almost nonedepending on the places. Male has buff crown and forehead on chestnut head,rather like a Mohican hair-style rockfnfroller. On rare occasions, we see aform with green eye-stripe; it could be a cross bird with an AmericanWidgeon. 

Eurasian Wigeon (Adult‰)

Eurasian Wigeon (AdultŠ)