Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope) - HBW 1, p. 601

French: Canard siffleur German: Pfeifente Spanish: Silbón Europeo
Other common names: Wigeon, European Wigeon

Taxonomy: Anas Penelope Linnaeus, 1758, coasts and swamps of Europe.
Forms superspecies with A. americana and A. sibilatrix; sometimes placed in genus Mareca. Monotypic.

Distribution: Iceland, N Europe, N Asia.