The American Wigeon

Cool facts about the american wigeon.

The American Wigeon is a member of the bird family and is easily distinguishable because of its distinct white crown and black tail.  The length of this animal is 15 inches and can weigh up to maximum of 2 pounds.  Most commonly this species of bird is found in Central America.

During the incubation period of 23 days the female American Wigeon can produce a total of 10 eggs.  The life expectancy for the American Wigeon is 10 years and they reach their sexual maturity at the age of 1.  The diet of this animal consists of seeds, grass and crickets. 

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