American Wigeon

(Mareca americana)

Status: Migrant. Last recorded on site in 2021

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is expected to be present on site.

Occurs as a common (but in small numbers) migrant. Usually found on the larger lakes and ponds throughout the lab. Appears to be in decline.

Photographer: Tina Smith.