American Wigeon

Recent sightings of American Wigeon

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
29/10/11AMERICAN WIGEONColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1B M Archer
Probablem. Just received a call from Noel Silver to say he saw a probable American Wigeon on Colebrook North this morning.  
27/01/09AMERICAN WIGEONLower Farm GP1P Burden
13:25
drk.  
25/01/09AMERICAN WIGEONLower Farm GP1N Cleere
09:15
m. came in with wigeon flock, presumably from the trout lake.  
24/01/09AMERICAN WIGEONLower Farm Trout Lake1M F Walford
13:30
male.  
23/01/09AMERICAN WIGEONLower Farm GP1R Dryden
13:30
m. Showing very well to the right of the hide.  
20/01/09AMERICAN WIGEONLower Farm GP1P Hickman
10:00
 
18/01/09AMERICAN WIGEONLower Farm GP1S A Graham
14:00
drk. Appears to have swan left around the Willows, nonchalantly re-appearing on the rghthand side 3/4 hr later.  
17/01/09AMERICAN WIGEONLower Farm GP1S A Graham
15:00
drk.  
16/01/09AMERICAN WIGEONLower Farm GP1T Herring
12:30
drk. Showing well 50 yards to the right of the hide.  
14/01/09AMERICAN WIGEONLower Farm Trout Lake1M G McCarthy
15:00
drk. On the trout lake 1300-1500 at least showing very well.  

Past records of American Wigeon

YearDetails
2008Lower Farm GP, male, 19th November to 28th January 2009.
1990[Lower Basildon, female, 3rd May, also 10th May.]
1988[Lower Basildon, male and female, 31st December.]
1988[Purley on Thames, Reading, male and female, 16th October.]
1987[Theale GPs, two females, 19th-20th December.]
1987Theale GPs, female/first-winter, 22nd-30th November, same as Thatcham Marsh, 21st November.
1987Thatcham Marsh, female/first-winter, 21st November.
1987[Brimpton GP, two males, 16th February, same as Thatcham Marsh, 7th-8th February.]
1987[Thatcham Marsh, two males, 7th-8th February.]
1986[Theale GPs, female, 2nd March.]
1986Theale GPs, male, 1st January, also three 19th January and male and female 26th January. Same as Thatcham Marsh, 26th November to 31st December 1985.
1985Thatcham Marsh, two first-winter males and two females, 26th November to 31st December.