Common Name: American Wigeon
Scientific Name: Anas americana
Description: 18-22 inches; green speculum; bill bluish grey with black tip; underparts whitish; feet grey. Male: White crown and forehead; green eye patch; upperparts brownish with fine black barring; rear flanks show a white patch; undertail coverts black. Female: head brownish grey; chest and sides brownish; upperparts brown and grey.
Habitat: Shallow Wetlands
Statue: Non- breeding winter visitor or resident
- Birds of Barbados by P.A Buckley, Edward Massiah, Maurice B. Hutt, Francine G. Buckle
- Helm Field Guides- Birds of the West Indies by H. Raffaele, J. Wiley, O. Garrido, A.Keith, J. Raffaele
- National Geographic- Field Guide to the Birds of North America edited by Dunn and Alderfer