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Whistlin deuk

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Whistlin deuk
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Faimily: Anatidae
Subfaimily: Anatinae
Genus: Anas
Subgenus: Mareca
Species: A. penelope
Binomial name
Anas penelope
Linnaeus, 1758
Mareca penelope

The Whistlin deuk, forby 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]


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