Mareca americana | American wigeon

American Wigeon_Alex Wang

Regular Migrant

This visiting, medium-sized duck is found in open marshes and wetlands. Both sexes have round heads with short necks and light blue bills. Males in the breeding season disply a green eye mask and white head cap. Females and non-breeding males are brown. The American wigeon is a highly vocal species. It is often be found mingling with other waterbirds.