Definition of Anas americana

1. Noun. A widgeon the male of which has a white crown.

Exact synonyms: American Widgeon, Baldpate
Generic synonyms: Anas Penelope, Widgeon, Wigeon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anas Americana

Ananda
Ananias
Anansi
Anapa
Anaphalis
Anaphalis margaritacea
Anaplasma centrale
Anaplasma marginale
Anaplasma ovis
Anaprox
Anapsida
Anapurna
Anarhichadidae
Anarhichas
Anas acuta
Anas americana (current term)
Anas clypeata
Anas crecca
Anas discors
Anas penelope
Anas platyrhynchos
Anas querquedula
Anas rubripes
Anasa
Anasa tristis
Anasazi
Anasazis
Anaspida
Anastacia
Anastasi

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 ..."

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