WoRMS taxon details

Anas penelope Linnaeus, 1758

159168  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159168)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Description Length: 45-51 cm. Plumage: body vermiculated grey; head chestnut with buffy-cream forehead and crown and pinkish chest;...  
Description Length: 45-51 cm. Plumage: body vermiculated grey; head chestnut with buffy-cream forehead and crown and pinkish chest; flight feathers , tail and undertail coverts black with a white line dividing undertail coverts from grey flanks; speculum green and black. Eclipse male and female greyish or rufous brown (male with rich chestnut breast and sides) with paler edges to feathers; head paler with black around eyes; belly white and prominent white forewing in all plumages. Immature like female. Bare parts: iris brown; bill pale blue grey with darker edges and tip; feet and legs dark grey. Habitat: salt marshes, tidal flats, estuaries, or lagoons; also inland waters; space and good visibility required.<388><391> [details]

Distribution North America; regular visitor to the Atlantic Provinces  
Distribution North America; regular visitor to the Atlantic Provinces [details]
WoRMS (2018). Anas penelope Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159168 on 2018-02-20
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 45-51 cm. Plumage: body vermiculated grey; head chestnut with buffy-cream forehead and crown and pinkish chest; flight feathers , tail and undertail coverts black with a white line dividing undertail coverts from grey flanks; speculum green and black. Eclipse male and female greyish or rufous brown (male with rich chestnut breast and sides) with paler edges to feathers; head paler with black around eyes; belly white and prominent white forewing in all plumages. Immature like female. Bare parts: iris brown; bill pale blue grey with darker edges and tip; feet and legs dark grey. Habitat: salt marshes, tidal flats, estuaries, or lagoons; also inland waters; space and good visibility required.<388><391> [details]

Dimensions Length: 20" (51 cm) [details]

Distribution North America; regular visitor to the Atlantic Provinces [details]

Reproduction Breeds in Eurasia from Iceland to eastern Asia and winters south to central Africa, southern Asia, and the East Indies. [details]
 

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Albanian rosa kryekuqerosa kokëmadherosa e detitkryekuqja e madhe  [details]
Danish pibeand  [details]
Dutch smient  [details]
English wigeonwidgeonEurasian wigeon  [details]
French canard siffleur  [details]
German Pfeifente  [details]
Hebrew ברווז צהוב-מצח  [details]
Italian fischione  [details]
Japanese ヒドリガモ  [details]
Lithuanian cyplė  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Ευρωπαϊκό Σφυριχτάρι  [details]
Norwegian brunnakke  [details]
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Norwegian Nynorsk brunnakke  [details]
Polish świstun  [details]
Romanian raţă fluierătoareraţa fluierătoare  [details]
Russian свиязьсвиягасвистунили свищ  [details]
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Slovenian žvižgavka  [details]
Spanish silbón europeo  [details]
Swedish bläsand  [details]
Turkish fivu  [details]
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Welsh chwiwell  [details]