American Wigeon / Baldpate

The American Wigeon , Anas americana is a species of wigeon in the dabbling duck genus Anas. If this is split up, all wigeons will go into their old genus Mareca again. It is a common and widespread duck which breeds in all but the extreme north of Canada and Alaska and also in the Interior West through Idaho, Colorado, the Dakotas, and Minnesota, as well as eastern Washington and Oregon.

The American Wigeon / Baldpate is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Nothing known about the American Wigeon / Baldpate

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Order : Anseriformes
Family : Anatidae
Genus : Anas
Species : americana
Authority : Gmelin, 1789