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Similar in appearance to the American Wigeon. Male Eurasion Wigeons in breeding season have cream colored crown and the head is a rusty color. The chest is a pinkish color and the back and flanks are grey with white belly and black rear. The females are a lighter brown more similar to the female American Wigeon.
Open wetlands, shallow lakes and ponds.
spotted these in the same small lake with Mergansers, Mallards, Goldeneyes and Canada Geese.
Spotted on Jan 23, 2013
Submitted on Jan 23, 2013