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How about an eclipse Green-winged Teal?  They can look very similar to 
Eurasian Wigeon this time of year.



Will Raup
Albany, NY
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>From: Terry Wright <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: [VTBIRD] Dead Creek - Wigeon?
>Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 09:19:48 EDT
>
>This is a putative report and I am only making it to seek any confirmation
>from others.   On Saturday, there were a large number of mallard on  the 
>point
>near the drying mudflats along Dead Creek.   Mixed in with  the mallards 
>were
>some black ducks and one odd duck.  The latter was  smaller than mallard 
>and
>black ducks, had a shorter bluish bill and a  rufous, unmarked head.   Body 
>was
>mostly obscured during  observation.  Tentative ID is Eurasian Wigeon, and
>fall reports are  evidently rare, but I am wondering if others have seen 
>this
>bird and their  impressions regarding ID.
>
>Good birding.
>
>Terry
>
>
>
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