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Aves, 39/3-4 | 2002 | 206-208

  A breeding case of the Eurasian Wigeon in Wallonia.
Verroken, D.

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In 2003, the Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope bred for the first time in Wallonia. A female was seen with a single downy young at the marshes of Harchies (Province of Hainaut) on 23 and 24 th June 2003. A brief overview of the situation as a breeding bird in the rest of Belgium and Western Europe is given. The possible captive origin of the breeding birds is briefly discussed.

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