Tag: American Wigeon

Preliminary Overview of American Wigeon (Anas americana) Population Survey and Harvest Information

American Wigeon (Anas americana) Science Article 2 abstract Characterized by a haunting whistle and contrasting plumage, the American wigeon (Anas Americana) is one of North America’s most distinguishable ducks. Its wariness, whistle, coloration and low abundance relative to other ducks (e.g. mallards, gadwall, blue-winged teal, pintails) makes wigeon a welcomed addition in hunters’ bags. Doug […]

Activity budgets of mallards and american wigeon wintering in east-central Alabama

American Wigeon (Anas americana) Science Article 1 abstract Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) and American Wigeon (A. americana) were studied in Alabama from November through February 1983-85. Resting was the major activity of Mallards (39-54%) and feeding was the major activity of American Wigeon (45- 7 1%). Mallards increased feeding during the colder winter of 1983-84, but […]

AMERICAN WIGEON MORTALITY ASSOCIATED WITHTURF APPLICATION OF DIAZINON AG500

American Wigeon (Anas americana) Science Article 1 abstract Nine fairways of a golf course located in Bellingham, Washington were treated with diazinon AG500 at a target application rate of 2.2 kg active ingredient (Al) per ha. The chemical application with a ‘boomless’ sprayer resulted in a variable distribution of diazinon residues on the turf (associated […]

AMERICAN WIGEON MORTALITY ASSOCIATED WITHTURF APPLICATION OF DIAZINON AG500

American Wigeon (Anas americana) Science Article 1 abstract Nine fairways of a golf course located in Bellingham, Washington were treated with diazinon AG500 at a target application rate of 2.2 kg active ingredient (Al) per ha. The chemical application with a ‘boomless’ sprayer resulted in a variable distribution of diazinon residues on the turf (associated […]