Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

American Wigeon (Anas americana) - HBW 1, p. 601

French: Canard d'Amérique German: Nordamerikanische Pfeifente Spanish: Silbón Americano
Other common names: Baldpate

Taxonomy: Anas americana Gmelin, 1789, Louisiana and New York.
Forms superspecies with A. penelope and A. sibilatrix; sometimes placed in genus Mareca. Monotypic.

Distribution: NW to CE North America and S as far as NE California and N Colorado.