Baking: Eurasian Wigeon

 

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Anas penelope

Length: 16-20 Weight: 1-2 lbs

Identification:

Male has a rusty red head and a buffy forehead, with a black rump/tail. Female has a similar brown mask.

EUWI

Distribution: 

Common throughout Europe and Asia, but only an occasional visitor to North America, mostly along the Pacific and Atlantic coasts.

Cool Facts:

Eurasian Wigeons have not been recorded breeding in North America yet, but their fairly regular visitation suggests this is either already occurring, or may begin in the future.

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References:

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