Definition of Anas americana
1. Noun. A widgeon the male of which has a white crown.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anas Americana
Literary usage of Anas americana
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1892)
"... AND Anas americana. BY DG ELLIOT. THE OCCURRENCE of hybridism among birds in a state of nature in certain groups is not infrequent, but it is generally ..."
2. American Ornithology, Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States by Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, Robert Jameson, George Ord, William Maxwell Hetherington (1831)
"Anas americana, GMELIN AND WILSON. AMERICAN WIDGEON. WILSON, PLATE LXIX. FIG. IV. THIS is a handsomely marked and sprightly species, very common in winter ..."
3. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1843)
"445. AMERICAN WIDGEON, Anas americana, Nutt, Man., vol. ii. p. 389. AMERICAN WIDGEON. Anas americana, Aud. Orn. Biog., vol. iv. p. 337. Male, 20£, 34£. ..."
4. The Code of Nomenclature and Check-list of North American Birds Adopted by by American Ornithologists' Union (1886)
"Anas americana GMEL. Baldpate. Anas americana GMELIN, SNI 1788, 526. [B 585, C 493, R 607, C 713.] HAB. North America, from the Arctic Ocean south to ..."