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Common Name:Wigeon, Eurasian
Scientific Name:Anas penelope
Family:Anatidae (Swans,Geese,Ducks)
Area:Talking Water Gardens - Albany, Oregon
Date:November 10, 2014

Eurasian Wigeon males share the light colored forehead and crown with their cousins the American Wigeon. However they are uncommon along the West Coast, usually seen in singles mixed in with American Wigeon.

Huddleston Pond - Willamina, Oregon - - -January 21, 2014

Reference:The Sibley Guide to Birds of Western North America by Sibley / Birds of the Willamette Valley Region by Nehls, Aversa and Opperman / Birds of Oregon by Burrows & Gilligan