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Eurasian Widgeon

Anas penelope

Description:

Rufous head with tawny forehead patch and white leading edge on wing, as opposed to green head with creamy white forehead patch.

Notes:

The Eurasian Widgeon was rare in BC but has recently been seen more often mixed in with flocks of American Widgeon, like this individual. In pics 1 and 2, it is the duck at the bottom right of photo and in last pic it is the one stretching its wings.

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KathleenMcEachern
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KathleenMcEachern

British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Oct 3, 2011
Submitted on Oct 5, 2011

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