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Anas penelope
Anas penelope
Eurasian Wigeon
(shown with Anas americana)
Photographer: Kelsey Byers

ID: 0000 0000 0811 2415 (2011-08-18)

Copyright © 2011 Kelsey Byers (kbyers(at), licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

  • date of photo  Nov 28, 2010
  • latitude 47.67820   longitude -122.33710     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Green Lake, Seattle (King County, Washington, US)
  • family Anatidae
  • order Anseriformes
  • class Aves
  • habitat  Freshwater lake
  • notes   Single male Anas penelope (Eurasian Wigeon) in a flock of approximately 100 Anas americana (American Wigeon). Originally believed to be a hybrid, but now I'm pretty certain it's not (based on body color).
  • keywords: Anatidae,bird,Washington,speciation
  • camera   Canon G10
  • photo category: Animal - Bird

  • common names   Eurasian Wigeon (photographer)
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Michael Frankis    Feb 13, 2012

    Action: ID confirmed

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Confirm, perfectly normal Eurasian Wigeon; nothing to suggest hybrid origin"

    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2011 Kelsey Byers (kbyers(at), licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact Kelsey Byers kbyers[AT] (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)


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