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Eurasian Wigeon

Mareca penelope

Description:

A Eurasian Wigeon (copper colored head) swimming with American Wigeons. From what I have read, the Eurasian Wigeons that occasionally visit North America (rare occasion in Virginia) are likely from eastern Siberia and Iceland.

Habitat:

Lake Ballard at Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve. Surrounded by riparian forest. Tidal creek nearby .

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Melissa Biehl
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Melissa Biehl

Portsmouth, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Dec 29, 2018
Submitted on Jan 13, 2019

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