Wigeon Anas penelope

Wigeon Anas penelope

The Wigeon or Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope), is common and widespread within its range. It breeds in the northernmost areas of Europe and Asia. It is strongly migratory and winters further south than its breeding range. It migrates to southern Asia and Africa. In Great Britain and Ireland the Wigeon is common as a winter visitor. It can be found as an uncommon winter visitor in the United States.

Factsheet: Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope 




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