American Wigeon x Mallard (hybrid)

Mareca americana x Anas platyrhynchos

Status: Accidental in spring.

Record: The only record is of one at Cochran Lake, Scotts Bluff Co 20 Mar 2021, photographed by Steven Mlodinow (

Comments: Numerous records are scattered across North America ( Several photos showing various forms of this hybrid can be found at Bird Hybrids: American Wigeon x Mallard.

Acknowledgements: Photograph (top) of a American Wigeon x Mallard (hybrid) at Cochran Lake, Scotts Bluff Co 20 Mar 2021 by Steven Mlodinow.

Recommended Citation

Silcock, W.R., and J.G. Jorgensen.  2021.  American Wigeon x Mallard (hybrid) (Mareca americana x Anas platyrhynchos). In Birds of Nebraska — Online.

Updated 23 Mar 2021