Rarest bird of the week is an American Wigeon, across the Dee at Neston.
What does AMWI stand for?
AMWI stands for American Wigeon (Anas americana, bird species)
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- Azad Muslim Welfare Complex
- African Movement of Working Children and Youth
- Asian Male White Female
- Austin-Morris-Wolseley Freunde Schweiz (German: Austin-Morris-Wolseley Friends Switzerland; car club)
- Adaptive Management Work Group
- American Movement for World Government
- Annual Meeting Working Group
- Architecture Methodology Working Group
- Atmosphere Model Working Group (Community Climate System Model)
- Active Message Waiting Indicator
- Association of Medical Women in India
- Association of Media Women in Kenya
- Alfred Medseed Wound Imaging System
- All Manipur Working Journalist Union (India)
- Alexia Moore Wine Marketing (California)
- Angry Militant White Male
- Alice M. Ward Memorial Library (Canaan, VT)
- Amphibious Warfare Operation
- Autotic Mineral Water Packing (machine)
- Aotearoa Maori Womens Rugby (New Zealand)
Samples in periodicals archive:
12 HUNTER: Ray Prothero, Vacaville, CA BAND #: 1076-08182 SPECIES: Northern Pintail (H) BANDED: 08/11/2011 LOCATION: 41 m SW of Pilot Sta, AK RECOVERED: 01 /17/2012 LOCATION: 5 m W of Yuba, CA 13 HUNTER: Kelly Furness, Oklahoma City, OK BAND #: 1116-57006 SPECIES: American Wigeon (D) BANDED: 08/14/2011 LOCATION: Outflow of Brackett Lake, NT RECOVERED: 01/20/2012 LOCATION: 5 m W of Lovell, OK Compiled By Bob Humphrey
The 2010 totals included 799 wood ducks, 198 mallards, 76 American green winged teal, 21 blue winged teal, 7 black ducks, 2 hooded mergansers, 1 American wigeon, 1 American coot, 6 soras, 2 Virginia rails, 1 pied billed grebe and 44 recaptures.
It's hard to imagine anyone knows the difference between a Hooded Mergansger and a Common Merganser, or can tell apart an American Wigeon against a Shoveler.
AN American wigeon - trapped on the wrong side of the Atlantic - made a lengthy stay on the Stour Estuary on the Suffolk/Essex border.
Wildlife benefiting from the project includes numerous duck species, such as Northern Pintail, Mallard, Lesser Scaup, Greater Scaup, Redheads, Canvasback, Ring-necked Duck and the American Wigeon.
13 HUNTER: Paul Mazzilli, Stockton, CA BAND #: 1146-21312 SPECIES: American Wigeon (D) BANDED: 07/17/2010 LOCATION: Minto Flats, AK RECOVERED: 12/21/2011 LOCATION: 5 m E of Gustine, CA WE WANT YOUR INFORMATION Please send band report information including Band#, Species, Sex, Banding Date, Banding Location, Recovery Date, Recovery Location, Hunter Name and Address and Comments, or photocopies of your band certificates for banded waterfowl taken during the 2010-2011 seasons to: Bob Humphrey, Wildfowl Magazine, 727 Poland Range Rd.
An American wigeon was seen on the cob pools at Porthmadog mixing with its' Eurasian counterparts.