wigeon

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Related to Mareca penelope: wigeon, Eurasian Wigeon, American Wigeon

wigeon

, widgeon
1. a Eurasian duck, Anas penelope, of marshes, swamps, etc., the male of which has a reddish-brown head and chest and grey and white back and wings
2. American wigeon a similar bird, Anas americana, of North America, the male of which has a white crown