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Eurasian Wigeon - BEHR PAINTS
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At the request of a friend, I converted one of my Herter's Model 63 American Wigeon to a Eurasian Wigeon last Fall. I believe I posted a photo or 2 hereabouts - but cannot locate it. Nevertheless, I just made up a Behr Paint chart for this species - Drake only as the Hens of the 2 species are virtually indistinguishable.


For Wigeon, I put a Model 63 Bluebill head on a Model 63 Mallard/Black body.







Here's the comparison.....






Here's the chart.








BTW: For those of you who use my Carving and/or Painting Tutorials, I re-configured my menu this morning so they should be much easier to find - their tabs now appear right at the top of my Home Page:


https://stevenjaysanford.com/



All the best,


SJS

Steven Jay Sanford
Pencil Brook Farm
South Cambridge, NY
http://www.stevenjaysanford.com


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Re: Eurasian Wigeon - BEHR PAINTS In reply to
Nice job Steve,i like it. Ohio DNR will let us shoot eurasion collared doves, but i have yet to see one.
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Re: Eurasian Wigeon - BEHR PAINTS In reply to
I was painting my master bath this weekend and had to get some behr samples and couldn't help but think of your decoys Steve. I did pick a wigeon/pintail bill style color.
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Coastal NJ
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Re: Eurasian Wigeon - BEHR PAINTS In reply to
Well done, Steve. That Eurasian drake is very colorful. I wonder how often one is taken in North America? The widgeon is my favorite bird to hunt in New Mexico.
Al
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Re: Eurasian Wigeon - BEHR PAINTS In reply to
Nicely done Steve, one of my favorite birds. Here is one I have mounted my friends and I shot here on the East Coast a few years back, mounted by Todd Huffman:


https://www.facebook.com/...e=1&l=9abd3a64df
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Re: Eurasian Wigeon - BEHR PAINTS In reply to
I didn't see any Wigeon this season, nothing but Bluebills and Cans, but usually when the Wigeon are here we see a couple Eurasian drakes in the mix. I have been pesting Steve for this paint schedule, and when I visited him in December, I saw the drake was complete, but also knew he was focused on the Holiday's and his family visits.... now I am sure he is focused on the LI show in 2 weeks!

I hope to get started on my attempt this week.....

Dave Diefenderfer
Manassas, VA

"Once you set out to build a boat, throw away your square. And if you work on her after she's launched, throw away your level." author unknown

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Re: Eurasian Wigeon - BEHR PAINTS In reply to
I know 2 were shot this year on the currituck sound in NC.
Very beautiful birds.

Had a younging shoot a nice pair of American widgeon on youth day that were absolute stunners.




Benjamin Pendleton
Northeast N.C.