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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 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 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 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 previewEncyclopedia of Invasive Species (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 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 previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

American wigeon, Arct. 2 ool. Rather larger than the common wigeon, and inhabits America. The bill is lead-coloured, tipt with black; hindhead and neck varied with white and black; behind the eyes a black spot ; vent black, and legs dusky.

Google previewAmerican Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1896)

The American wigeon (Mareca americana) is larger than the ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

and “American Wigeon” of Pennant (1785) and Latham (1785) (Anas). •. TL.

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 previewThe Encyclopædic Dictionary (1888)

A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter

The American wigeon (Д/агеви 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 aud under parts white. It breeds cbiefly in the northern ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1900)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronuciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language... by Charles Morris

The American wigeon (.l oreoa amerioana is larger than the European or Common igeon, and has the upper parts finely waved transversely with isck and reddish-brown, top of head and under parts white. It breeds chiefly in the northern parts ...

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 previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1888)

A New Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use ... by Robert Hunter

The American wigeon (Mar eat nmericana) is larger tliau the ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopædic Dictionary (1897)

A New Original and Exhaustive Work of References to All English Words ... Being Also a Comprehensive Encyclopædia of All the Arts and Sciences ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

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

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopædic dictionary (1895)

by Robert Hunter

The American wigeon (Martin avuricana) is larger than the European or Common Wigeon, and has the upper parts finely waved transversely with black and reddish-brown, ...

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