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Definition of the noun American Wigeon

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American Wigeon is the vernacular name of the Anas americana, a species of Anas.

  • geographic area: Caribbean, Middle America, North America, Oceania

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Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

The American wigeon {Mareca americana) is larger than the European or Common Wigeon, and has the upper parts finely waved transversely with black and reddish-brown, top of head and under parts white. It breeds chiefly in the northern ...

Google previewBurridge's Multilingual Dictionary of Birds of the World (2009)

Volume II - English by John T. Burridge

teal / Ring-necked teal / Red-shouldered teal Crested duck / South American crested duck Spectacled duck / Bronze-winged duck/ Spectacled teal Northern pintail / European pintail / Blue-billed pintail American wigeon / Baldpate Auckland ...

Google previewThe Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)

by Peter Weaver

North American name British name Scientific name Auk, Razor-billed Razorbill Alca torda Baldpate American Wigeon Anas americana Brant Brent Goose Brama bernicla Creeper, Brown Treecreeper Certhia familiaris Crossbill, Red Crossbill ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh encyclopedia (1832)

by Sir David Brewster

American wigeon. Pintail duck. Long-tailed duck.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Invasive Species: From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels [2 volumes] (2011)

From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn

American Wigeon (Anas americana), and American Coot (Fulica americana) in areas to which the fish has been introduced.

Google previewEisler's Encyclopedia of Environmentally Hazardous Priority Chemicals (2007)

by Ronald Eisler

American wigeon ( Anas americana), other species of waterfowl, and songbirds have all been ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

americana, American wigeon, le canard Jensen of Buflbn, rather ...

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

The male American wigeon, or baldpate (A. americana), has a white crown, green eye stripe, and brown back. Baldpates often graze on young grasses. The Cape wigeon (A. capensis) of Africa is a nocturnal feeder. Wiggin, Kate Douglas orig.

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

Anas Americana, American wigeon {It canard jensen of Button,) is rather bigger ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopedic Dictionary (1906)

An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language : Practical and Comprehensive : Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words by Robert Hunter, Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford

The American wigeon (Mareca americana) is larger than the European or Common Wigeon, and has the upper parts finely waved transversely with black and reddish-brown, top of head and under parts white. It breeds chiefly in the northern ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1897)

A ... Work of Reference to the English Language Defining Over 250,000 Words ... Containing Over One Hundred Maps and Diagrams and Nearly Four Thousand Illustrations

Tho American wigeon (Mareca amerirana) is larger than tho European or Common Wigeon, and has tho upper parts finely waved transversely with black ana reddish-brown, top of head aud under parts white. It breeds chiefly in the northern ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1822)

by George Gregory

Anas Americana, American wigeon, is rather bigger than our wigeon. it inhabits North America, from Carolina to Hudson's Bay; but is no where a common bird. 4. Anas Anser, the goose. Of this species there are several varieties, of which we ...

Google previewA new and complete dictionary of arts and sciences (1819)

including the latest improvement and discovery and the present states of every branch of human knowledge by George Gregory

Anas Americana, American wigeon, is rather bigger than our wigeon. It inhabits North America, from Carolina to Hudson's Bay ; but is no where a common bird. 4 . Anas Anser, the goose. Of this species there are several varieties, of which we ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

The American wigeon, (le canard jensen of BufTcn),. is rather larger than our wigeon. The bill is of a lead- colour; the crown and forehead of a yellowish white; the. hind-part of the head and neck is black and white, speckled ; and behind the ...

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