wigeon

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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
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Age-ratio bias among hunter-based surveys of Eurasian wigeon Anas penelope based on wing vs field samples.
Key words: American Wigeon, Anas americana, Anas penelope, Eurasian Wigeon, Sacramento Valley