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Eurasian Wigeon

Mareca penelope Linnaeus, 1758

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Eurasian Wigeon - Mareca penelope Stanislas Wroza 2019-01-01 Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont, Somme, Hauts-de-France, Somme (France) (10 m) alarm call, call, female, male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

448901
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Terje Kolaas 2015-05-14 Hammervatnet, Levanger, Nord-Trøndelag, Nord-Trøndelag (Norway) (30 m) flight call, song -

Flock of 6 birds flying in a kind of 'displaying' way over the lake.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

241887
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Stanislas Wroza 2018-07-28 Northeastern Region, Northland East (Iceland) (280 m) alarm call, call, female, flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

432770
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Mareca penelope Stanislas Wroza 2018-07-27 Northeastern Region, Northland East (Iceland) (40 m) call, female -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

488025
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Joost van Bruggen 2016-12-30 Elst, Overbetuwe, Gelderland, Gelderland (Netherlands) (10 m) call -

Loud and clear, close by

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

348758
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Albert Lastukhin 2015-05-04 Sibirtsevo, Chernigovskiy rayon, Primorskiy kray, Primorskiy Kray (Russian Federation) (70 m) call, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

266806
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Jarek Matusiak 2011-03-12 Modlin - Estuary of Narew and Wkra Rivers, Mazowieckie (Poland) (70 m) call, female, flight call, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

113188
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Herman van der Meer 2014-03-13 Buytenpark dgp, Zoetermeer, ZH, Zuid-Holland (Netherlands) (-5 m) call, male -

Male calling while swimming c 50m away. A disturbed flock of 80 in de far background. [52.077295, 4.453869, ul140314]

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

169861
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Lars Edenius 2018-05-26 Stora Tuvan, Umeå, Västerbottens län, Västerbotten (Sweden) (0 m) call, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

416938
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Terje Kolaas 2015-05-14 Hammervatnet, Levanger, Nord-Trøndelag, Nord-Trøndelag (Norway) (30 m) flight call, song -

Flock of 6 birds flying in a kind of 'displaying' way over the lake.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

241885
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Albert Lastukhin 2015-05-04 Sibirtsevo, Chernigovskiy rayon, Primorskiy kray, Primorskiy Kray (Russian Federation) (70 m) call, female, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

266801
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Terje Kolaas 2015-05-17 Järpen, Åre Municipality, Jämtlands län, Jämtland (Sweden) (320 m) male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

244000
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Albert Lastukhin 2015-05-04 Sibirtsevo, Chernigovskiy rayon, Primorskiy kray, Primorskiy Kray (Russian Federation) (70 m) call, female, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

266803
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Albert Lastukhin 2015-05-04 Sibirtsevo, Chernigovskiy rayon, Primorskiy kray, Primorskiy Kray (Russian Federation) (70 m) call, female, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

266800
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Jens Loose 2018-03-27 Dresden, Dresden, Sachsen, Saxony (Germany) (110 m) flight call -

recorded at night; at first uploaded as unidentified bird; after hints from the forum ID has been changed to Eurasian Wigeon.

bird-seen:no

414618
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Jorick van Arneym 2017-01-08 Strijen, Strijen, Zuid-Holland, Zuid-Holland (Netherlands) (0 m) call, female calls and Male excitement calls. -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

349698
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Patrick Franke 2009-12-03 Leipzig, Sachsen, Saxony (Germany) flight call -

playback-used:no

435120
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Mareca penelope Joost van Bruggen 2019-10-21 Arnhem, Arnhem, Gelderland, Gelderland (Netherlands) (10 m) flight call, nocturnal flight call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

504110
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Ruud van Beusekom 21-02-2009 Hulkesteinse Bos, Zeewolde , Netherlands (Netherlands) (0 m) calls (A) - Flock of ca. 10.000 birds 30269
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Barry Edmonston 2017-12-25 Victoria, Capital, British Columbia, Capital (Canada) (20 m) call, male -

This male Eurasian Wigeon is in a large group of several hundred American Wigeons and Mallards. Although the Eurasian Wigeon is not banded, we have seen a male Eurasian Wigeon for the past three years on the same side of the same pond in the same park. He remains in the park during the entire winter. Although he is normally quiet during the winter and we have seldom heard him call before, on this day there was heavy snow and the entire flock was feeding on the grass. The male Eurasian Wigeon calls at 3, 9, and 19 seconds into the recording, when mallards approached him while he is feeding. The recording was made about 2 meters from the male Eurasian Wigeon.

I have a longer recording (more than 3 minutes) and 8 photos of the Eurasian Wigeon, if interested.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

397329
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Mareca penelope Andrew Harrop 2020-01-23 Great Britain, Rutland, England, Rutland (United Kingdom) (90 m) female, flight call -

Flight calls by female(s) when flushed by walkers.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

522069
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Peter Boesman 2007-11-24 Uitkerkse polders, West-Vlaanderen, West Flanders (Belgium) call -

Male

280928
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Antoni Knychała 2013-12-26 Wrocław - Kozanów, Staw Kozanowski, Dolnośląskie (Poland) (110 m) call, male -

Male call. Bird spotted on city pond (Staw Kozanowski).

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

158906
xeno-canto.org
Eurasian Wigeon - Anas penelope Richard Dunn 28-11-2010 Druridge Pools, Northumberland (United Kingdom) (2 m) call (A) -   65796
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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