Wigeon

Mareca penelope


Common, often abundant, winter visitor and passage migrant. Erratic breeder.



BOU Name
Eurasian Wigeon
Data Required
All breeding records. Counts of 50+.
Status
Category

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Wigeon 29 Oct 2020 Vange Marsh RSPB Andrew Cox 59 At least.
Wigeon 25 Oct 2020 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Paul Larkin 66 In the managed retreat
Wigeon 23 Oct 2020 Stow Marsh Alan Shearring 800 Clements Green Creek
Wigeon 22 Oct 2020 Hanningfield Reservoir David Hale 40 Circa.
Wigeon 20 Oct 2020 Canvey Island, Thames Estuary David Hale 500 Conservative estimate, probably twice this number.
Wigeon 18 Oct 2020 South Woodham Ferrers Robert Pease 800 At least. Clements Green Creek.
Wigeon 18 Oct 2020 Vange Marsh RSPB Andrew Cox 45 At least.
Wigeon 18 Oct 2020 Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries Ian Dewsnap 20
Wigeon 18 Oct 2020 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Paul Larkin 51 In the managed retreat
Wigeon 17 Oct 2020 Copt Hall, Little Wigborough Emma Robinson 1
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