Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Anseriformes > Family Anatidae > Genus Anas

Anas penelope Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AnasLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: kryekuqja e madhe; rosa e detit; rosa kokëmadhe; rosa kryekuqe sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): brunnakke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: pibeand sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: smient
 English: Eurasian wigeon; widgeon; wigeon sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS);PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Eurasian Wigeon; Widgeon; Wigeon sources: Charles Hussey
 French: canard siffleur sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 Gaelic: lacha rua sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Lacha rua
 German: Pfeifente sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Ευρωπαϊκό Σφυριχτάρι sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Lacha rua sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): ברווז צהוב-מצח sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: fischione sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: cyplė sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: brunnakke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: brunnakke sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 126
 Norwegian Nynorsk: brunnakke sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 126
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): brunnakke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: świstun sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: raţa fluierătoare; raţă fluierătoare sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: или свищ; свистун; свияга; свиязь sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: žvižgavka sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: silbón europeo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: bläsand sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: fivu sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Свищ sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: chwiwell

Literature

original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

basis of record

Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p.

basis of record

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

basis of record

Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p.

basis of record

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

basis of record

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

basis of record

Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

basis of record

Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Anas penelope Linnaeus, 1758. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159168

Drs Cees Roselaar. Anas penelope Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96496

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, fresh

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex II/A 2009This species may be hunted under national legislation and in the geographical sea and land area where this Directive applies, as long as it does not jeopardise conservation efforts in their distribution area, according to Annex II/A of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
AnnexIII/B 2009
IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2011-04-08 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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