Eurasian Wigeon

Anas penelope

Eurasian Wigeon winter annually on the Avalon Peninsula - often in numbers.
- Photo: Jared Clarke

Status: Uncommon

Origins:  Occurs widely across Europe and Asia, but is largely migratory and winter south of its breeding range.

Details: Eurasian Wigeon are an uncommon visitor to Newfoundland, mostly in fall and winter although summer records are not too unusual. Wintering individual in St. John’s and some other parts of the Avalon Peninsula may be in the double-digits some years.

* NOTE – This website is not an official account and “may” contain incorrect information and/or details of unconfirmed records. *

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