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Widgeon A widgeon duck photographed in March at Orrtuvatnet, Bergen, Norway. Anas penelope,Animals,Bergen,Birds,Duck,Eurasian wigeon,Geotagged,Mareca penelope,Nature,Norway,Widgeon,Wildlife Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Excellent species intro! Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thank you and thanks for promoting the photo :-) Posted 5 years ago
  2. Based on the published phylogeny, the genus Anas was split into four monophyletic genera with five extant species moved into the resurrected genus Mareca.
    One of them is A.penelope.
    Posted one year ago

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The Eurasian wigeon, also known as widgeon is one of three species of wigeon in the dabbling duck genus ''Mareca''. It is common and widespread within its range.

Similar species: Ducks, Geese, Etc.
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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Uploaded Dec 24, 2014. Captured Apr 20, 2014 18:47 in Torgny Segerstedts vei 12, 5143 Fyllingsdalen, Norway.
  • NIKON D3100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/2000s
  • ISO1600
  • 300mm