Translation of wigeon in Spanish:

wigeon

ánade silbón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈwɪdʒ(ə)n//ˈwɪdʒən/

noun

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    ánade silbón masculine
    • Where once there were acres of grain, there are now acres of barnacle geese; where sheep once grazed, there are widgeon and teal; lapwing and redshanks have replaced the cattle; his new crops are spoonbills, snipe, skylarks and linnets.
    • Females during the breeding season and the young eat many aquatic invertebrates, but aside from that, wigeons are plant-eaters.
    • Where the trail hugs the edge of the slough, watch for waterfowl - pintails, green-winged teals, and widgeons - and listen for the machine-gun rattle of belted kingfishers.
    • Bird species like garganey, gadwall, mallard, shoveller, pintail and wigeon use the lake in transit.
    • My first sighting was of large numbers of pink-footed geese and wigeon along with some ringed plover and shelduck.