Whistlin deuk

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Whistlin deuk
Conservation status
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Subfamily: Anatinae
Genus: Anas
Subgenus: Mareca
Species: A. penelope
Binomial name
Anas penelope
Linnaeus, 1758

The Whistlin deuk, an aa kent as Widgeon or Eurasian Widgeon (Anas penelope, previously Mareca penelope) is ane o three species o wigeon in the dabblin deuk genus Anas. It is common an widespread within its range. This species wis first describit bi Linnaeus in his Systema naturae in 1758 unner its current scientific name.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. IUCN (2009)
  2. Linnaeus, C. (1758)