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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park


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Wigeon, American
-Anas americana Gmelin


Forehead and top of head, white; broad green patch from eye to nape; rest of head creamy, thickly speckled with black. Upper back pinkish brown, finely crossed with wavy black lines. Middle upper tail coverts greyish, finely barred with blackish; outer ones mainly black. Fore-wing with large white patch. Speculum greenish bordered by black. Breast and sides pinkish brown. Axillars white (sometimes lightly shaft-streaked). Belly white. Under tail coverts black. Bill greyish blue with black tip. Feet pale greyish-blue with dusky webs.

 


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