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American Wigeon  [Anas americana]
The American Wigeon (also American Widgeon or Baldpate), Anas americana is a species of wigeon in the dabbling duck genus Anas. It is a common and widespread duck which breeds in northwestern North America. It is the New World counterpart of the Eurasian...
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Ashy-headed Goose  [Chloephaga poliocephala]
The Ashy-headed Goose (Chloephaga poliocephala) is a large sheldgoose, which breeds in mountainous areas of southernmost South America and winters on lowlands just north of its breeding range. The lined nest is built in tall grass, and 4-6 eggs are laid....
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Bar-headed Goose  [Anser indicus]
The Bar-headed Goose (Anser indicus) is a goose which breeds in Central Asia in colonies of thousands near mountain lakes. It lays 3-8 eggs in a ground nest. Life and habitat The summer habitat is high altitude lakes where the bird grazes on short grass....
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Barnacle Goose  [Branta leucopsis]
The Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis) belongs to the genus Branta of black geese, which contains species with largely black plumage, distinguishing them from the grey Anser species. Despite its superficial similarity to the Brent Goose, genetic analysis h...
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Barrow's Goldeneye  [Bucephala islandica]
Male Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) is a medium-sized sea duck of the genus Bucephala, the goldeneyes. This bird was named after Sir John Barrow. Adults are similar in appearance to the Common Goldeneye. Adult males have a dark head with a purpl...
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Black Scoter  [Melanitta americana]
The Black or American Scoter (Melanitta americana) is a large sea duck, 43 to 49 centimeters in length. Together with the Common Scoter M. nigra, it forms the subgenus Oidemia; the two are sometimes considered conspecific, the Black Scoter then being refe...
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Blue-winged Teal  [Anas discors]
The Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors) is a small dabbling duck.The adult male has a greyish blue head with a white facial crescent, a light brown body with a white patch near the rear and a black tail. The adult female is mottled brown. Both sexes have a bl...
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Brant  [Branta bernicla]
The Brent Goose (Branta bernicla), a goose of the genus Branta, is known in North America as Brant. The spelling "Brant" is the original one, with "Brent" being a later folk-etymological idea that it was derived from a classical Greek waterbird name brent...
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Bufflehead  [Bucephala albeola]
The Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) is a small American sea duck of the genus Bucephala, the goldeneyes. They range from 32-40 cm long (12.5-16 inches) and 270-550 grams (9.5 oz.-1.2 lbs), with the drakes larger than the females. Averaging 35.5 cm (14 inch...
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Cackling Goose  [Branta hutchinsii]
The Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii), colloquially (and incorrectly) Lesser or Small Canada/Canadian Goose in North America, belongs to the genus Branta of black geese, which contains species with largely black plumage, distinguishing them from the grey...
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Canada Goose  [Branta canadensis]
The Canada Goose (Branta canadensis), also referred to in North America as the Canadian Goose, belongs to the Branta genus of geese, which contains species with largely black plumage, distinguishing them from the grey species of the Anser genus.The black...
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Canvasback  [Aythya valisineria]
The Canvasback (Aythya valisineria) is a large diving duck, 48-60 cm long and weighing 1270 g.The adult male has a black bill, a red head and neck, a black breast, red eyes and a whitish body. The adult female has a brown head and body and a black bill.Th...
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Cinnamon Teal  [Anas cyanoptera]
The Cinnamon Teal, Anas cyanoptera, is a small dabbling duck from the Americas.The adult male has a cinnamon-red head and body with a brown back, a red eye and a dark bill. The adult female has a mottled brown body, a pale brown head, brown eyes and a gre...
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Common Eider  [Somateria mollissima]
The Common Eider, Somateria mollissima, is a large (50-71cm body length) sea-duck, which is distributed over the northern coasts of Europe, North America and eastern Siberia. It breeds in Arctic and some northern temperate regions, but winters somewhat fa...
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Common Goldeneye  [Bucephala clangula]
The Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) is a medium sized sea duck of the genus Bucephala, the goldeneyes. Their closest relative is the similar Barrow's goldeneye.Adult males ranges from 45-52 cm (18-21 inches) and from 888 to 1400 grams (1.9 to 3.1 lb...
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Common Merganser  [Mergus merganser]
The Common Merganser, (Goosander in Europe), Mergus merganser, is a large sized duck, which is distributed over Europe, North Asia and North America. It is most common on lakes and rivers. Its nests can be found in treeholes.Males and females are easily d...
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Common Pochard  [Aythya ferina]
The Common Pochard (Aythya ferina) is a medium-sized diving duck. The adult male has a long dark bill with a grey band, a red head and neck, a black breast, red eyes and a grey back. The adult female has a brown head and body and a narrower grey bill band...
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Common Scoter  [Melanitta nigra]
The common scoter (Melanitta nigra) is a large sea duck, 43?54 cm (17?21 in) in length, which breeds over the far north of Europe and Asia east to the Olenyok River. The genus name is derived from Ancient Greek melas, "black", and netta, "duck". The speci...
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Common Shelduck  [Tadorna tadorna]
The Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) is a widespread and common duck of the Genus Tadorna. Fossil bones from Dorkovo (Bulgaria) described as Balcanas pliocaenica may actually belong to this species. More likely, they are an extinct species of Tadorna (if...
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Crested Duck  [Lophonetta specularioides]
The Crested Duck (Lophonetta specularioides) is a species of duck native to South America, the only member of the monotypic genus Lophonetta. It is sometimes included in Anas, but it belongs to a South American clade that diverged early in dabbling duck e...
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Egyptian Goose  [Alopochen aegyptiacus]
The Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus) is a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. It is in the shelduck subfamily Tadorninae, and is the only extant member of the genus Alopochen. mtDNA cytochrome b sequence data suggest that the relatio...
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Emperor Goose  [Chen canagica]
The Emperor Goose (Chen canagica) is a species of goose. It breeds around the Bering Sea, mostly in Alaska, USA, but also in Kamchatka, Russia. It is migratory, wintering mainly in the Aleutian Islands. The American Ornithologists' Union places this speci...
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Eurasian Wigeon  [Anas penelope]
The Wigeon or Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope, previously Mareca penelope) is one of three species of wigeon in the dabbling duck genus Anas. It is common and widespread within its range. This species was first described by Linnaeus in his Systema naturae...
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Falcated Duck  [Anas falcata]
The Falcated Duck or Falcated Teal (Anas falcata) is a duck which breeds in eastern Asia. It nests in eastern Siberia and northern China. It is widely recorded well outside its normal range, but the popularity of this beautiful duck in captivity clouds th...
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Falkland Steamerduck  [Tachyeres brachypterus]
The Falkland Steamerduck, Tachyeres brachypterus, is a duck native to the Falkland Islands in the southern Atlantic Ocean. It is one of only two bird species to be endemic to the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas in Spanish), the other being Cobb's Wren. T...
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Flying Steamerduck  [Tachyeres patachonicus]
The Flying Steamer Duck, Tachyeres patachonicus, is a steamer duck. It is the most widespread steamer duck, resident in southern Chile and Argentina, Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands. Its plumage is very similar to the other three steamer ducks....
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Fulvous Whistling-Duck  [Dendrocygna bicolor]
The Fulvous Whistling Duck, Dendrocygna bicolor, is a whistling duck which breeds across the world's tropical regions in much of Central and South America, sub-Saharan Africa, the Indian subcontinent, and the United States Gulf Coast. The Fulvous Whistlin...
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Gadwall  [Anas strepera]
The Gadwall is 46-56 cm long with a 78-90 cm wingspan. The breeding male is a beautifully patterned grey, with a black rear end and a brilliant white speculum, obvious in flight or at rest. In non-breeding (eclipse) plumage, the drake looks more like the...
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Greater Scaup  [Aythya marila]
The Greater Scaup (Aythya marila), or just Scaup in Europe, is a small diving duck. It breeds on the ground by lakes and bogs on the tundra and at the northern limits of the boreal forest across Arctic and subarctic regions of northern North America, Euro...
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Greater White-fronted Goose  [Anser albifrons]
The Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) is a goose species closely related to the smaller Lesser White-fronted Goose (A. erythropus). In Europe it has been known as simply "White-fronted Goose"; in North America it is known as the Greater White-...
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Green-winged Teal  [Anas crecca]
The Green-winged Teal (GWT, Anas carolinensis) is a common and widespread duck which breeds in the northern areas of North America except on the Aleutian Islands. It was considered conspecific with the Common Teal for some time, and the issue is still bei...
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Greylag Goose  [Anser anser]
The Greylag Goose, Anser anser, is a bird with a wide range in the Old World. It is the type species of the genus Anser.It was in pre-Linnean times known as the Wild Goose ("Anser ferus"). This species is the ancestor of domesticated geese in Europe and N...
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Harlequin Duck  [Histrionicus histrionicus]
The Harlequin Duck, Histrionicus histrionicus, is a small sea duck. In North America it is also known as Lords and ladies. Other names include painted duck, totem pole duck, rock duck, glacier duck, mountain duck, white-eyed diver, squeaker and blue strea...
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Hawai'ian Duck
The Hawaiian Duck (Anas wyvilliana) is a species of the bird Anas. It is endemic to the large islands of Hawaii. Some authorities treat it as an island subspecies of the Mallard, based on their capacity to produce fertile hybrids, but it appears well dist...
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Hawai'ian Goose
The Hawaiian Goose or Nene, Branta sandvicensis, is a species of goose endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. It shares a recent common ancestor with Branta canadensis, the Canada Goose. The official bird of the State of Hawaii'i, the Nene is exclusively found...
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Hooded Merganser  [Lophodytes cucullatus]
The Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) is a small duck and is the only member of the genus Lophodytes. Hooded Mergansers have a crest at the back of the head which can be expanded or contracted. In adult males, this crest has a large white patch, th...
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Kelp Goose  [Chloephaga hybrida]
The Kelp Goose (Spanish: Caranca or Cauquén Marino), Chloephaga hybrida, is a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. It is in the shelduck subfamily Tadorninae. It can be found in the Southern part of South America; in Patagonia, Tierra del F...
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King Eider  [Somateria spectabilis]
The King Eider (Somateria spectabilis) is a large sea duck, which breeds along northern hemisphere Arctic coasts of northeast Europe, North America and Asia. The birds spend most of the year in coastal marine ecosystems at high latitudes, and migrate to A...
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Lesser Scaup  [Aythya affinis]
Adults are 38-45 cm long, with a blue bill and yellow eyes. Adult males have a dark head with a purple sheen, a black breast, a light grey back, a black tail and white underparts. Adult females have a white band at the base of the bill and a brown head an...
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Long-tailed Duck  [Clangula hyemalis]
The Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) is a medium-sized sea duck. It is the only living member of its genus, Clangula. An undescribed congener is known from the Middle Miocene Sajóvölgyi Formation (Late Badenian, 13-12 mya) of Mátraszőlős, Hungary (Gál...
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Mallard  [Anas platyrhynchos]
The Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), the archetypal "wild duck", is a dabbling duck which breeds throughout the temperate and sub-tropical areas of North America, Europe, Asia, New Zealand, and Australia. Probably the best-known and most recognizable of all...
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Mandarin Duck  [Aix galericulata]
The Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata), or just Mandarin, is a medium-sized perching duck, closely related to the North American Wood Duck. It is 41-49 cm long with a 65-75 cm wingspan. The adult male is a striking and unmistakable bird. It has a...
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Mottled Duck  [Anas fulvigula]
The Mottled Duck (Anas fulvigula) or Mottled Mallard is a medium-sized dabbling duck. It is intermediate in appearance between female Mallard and American Black Duck. It is closely related to those species, and is sometimes considered a subspecies of the...
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Muscovy Duck  [Cairina moschata]
The Muscovy Duck, Cairina moschata, is a large duck which is native to Mexico, Central and South America. A small wild population reaches into the US in the lower Rio Grande River basin in Texas. There also are feral breeding populations in North America...
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Mute Swan  [Cygnus olor]
Binomial name Cygnus olor (Gmelin, 1789) Synonyms Anas olor Gmelin, 1789 Cygnus olor immutabilis var. Sthenelides olor, Cygnus paloregonus, no subspecies. The Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) is a Eurasian member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. A...
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Northern Pintail  [Anas acuta]
The Pintail or Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) is a common and widespread duck which breeds in the northern areas of Europe and Asia and across most of Canada, Alaska and the mid-western United States.This dabbling duck is strongly migratory and winters fur...
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Northern Shoveler  [Anas clypeata]
The Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) is a common and widespread duck which breeds in the northern areas of Europe and Asia and across most of North America. It was formerly known as Northern Shoveller.This dabbling duck is strongly migratory and winters...
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Pacific Black Duck  [Anas superciliosa]
The Pacific Black Duck, Anas superciliosa is a dabbling duck found in much of Indonesia, New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, and many islands in the southwestern Pacific, reaching to the Caroline Islands in the north and French Polynesia in the east. It i...
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Paradise Shelduck  [Tadorna variegata]
Female, Karori Wildlife Sanctuary The Paradise Shelduck, Tadorna variegata, is a large goose-like duck endemic to New Zealand. They are known to the M?ori as Putangitangi but now commonly referred to as the "Paradise duck", and are prized game birds. Both...
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Red-breasted Goose  [Branta ruficollis]
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis The Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis) is a goose of the genus Branta. It is sometimes separated in Rufibrenta but appears close enough to the Brent Goose (Branta bernicla) to make this unnecessary, despite its dis...
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Red-breasted Merganser  [Mergus serrator]
The Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) is a diving duck.Its breeding habitat is freshwater lakes and rivers across northern North America, Greenland, Europe and Asia. It nests in sheltered locations on the ground near water. It is migratory and many...
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Red-crested Pochard  [Netta rufina]
The Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina) is a large diving duck. Their breeding habitat is lowland marshes and lakes in southern Europe and southern and central Asia. They are somewhat migratory, and northern birds winter further south and into north Africa...
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Redhead  [Aythya americana]
The Redhead (Aythya americana) is a medium-sized diving duck, 37 cm long with an 84 cm wingspan.The adult male has a blue bill, a red head and neck, a black breast, yellow eyes and a grey back. The adult female has a brown head and body and a darker bluis...
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Ring-necked Duck  [Aythya collaris]
The Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris) is a smaller diving duck from North America.The adult male is similar in color pattern to the Eurasian Tufted Duck, its relative. It has a grey bill with a white band, a shiny purple head, a white breast, yellow eyes...
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Ross's Goose  [Chen rossii]
The Ross's Goose (Chen rossii or Anser rossii) is a North American species of goose.The American Ornithologists' Union places this species and the other two "white" geese in the genus Chen rather than the more traditional "grey" goose genus Anser.This goo...
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Ruddy Duck  [Oxyura jamaicensis]
The Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) is a small stiff-tailed duck.Adult males have a rust-red body, a blue bill, and a white face with a black cap. Adult females have a grey-brown body with a greyish face with a darker bill, cap and a cheek stripe. The sou...
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Ruddy Shelduck  [Tadorna ferruginea]
The Ruddy Shelduck, Tadorna ferruginea, is a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. It is in the shelduck subfamily Tadorninae. In India it is known as the Brahminy Duck. There are very small resident populations of this species in north west...
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Smew  [Mergellus albellus]
The Smew (Mergellus albellus) is a small duck which is somewhat intermediate between the typical mergansers (Mergus) and the goldeneyes (Bucephala). It is the only member of the genus Mergellus; sometimes included in Mergus, this genus is well distinct (t...
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Snow Goose  [Chen caerulescens]
Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens) is a North American species of goose. Its name derives from the typically white plumage. The genus of this bird is disputed. The American Ornithologists' Union and BirdLife International for example place this species and th...
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Spectacled Eider  [Somateria fischeri]
The Spectacled Eider (Somateria fischeri) is a large sea duck, which breeds on the coasts of Alaska and northeastern Siberia. nest of a Spectacled Eider The lined nest is built on tundra close to the sea, and 5"?9 eggs are laid. This species dives for cru...
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Spot-billed Duck  [Anas zonorhyncha]
The Spotbill, Anas poecilorhyncha, also known as the Spot-billed Duck, is a dabbling duck which breeds in tropical and eastern Asia. A. p. poecilorhyncha at Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India. This duck is resident in the southern part of...
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Steller's Eider  [Polysticta stelleri]
The Steller's Eider (Polysticta stelleri) is a medium-large sea duck, which breeds along the Arctic coasts of eastern Siberia and Alaska. The lined nest is built on tundra close to the sea, and 6-10 eggs are laid. It winters somewhat further south in the...
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Surf Scoter  [Melanitta perspicillata]
The Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) is a large sea duck, which breeds in Canada and Alaska. It is placed in the subgenus Melanitta, along with the Velvet and White-winged Scoters, distinct from the subgenus Oidemia, Black and Common Scoters.It winte...
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Taiga Bean-Goose  [Anser fabalis]
The Bean Goose is a medium to large goose breeding in northern Europe and Asia. It has been split into two species by the AOU (2007) and the BOU (year?)--see below. It is migratory and winters further south in Europe and Asia. The bill is black at the bas...
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Trumpeter Swan  [Cygnus buccinator]
Binomial name Cygnus buccinator Richardson, 1832 The Trumpeter Swan, Cygnus buccinator, is the largest native North American bird, if measured in terms of weight and length, and is (on average) the largest waterfowl species on earth. Males typically measu...
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Tufted Duck  [Aythya fuligula]
Ducklings The Tufted Duck, Aythya fuligula, is a medium-sized diving duck with a population of close to one million birds. Description The adult male is all black except for white flanks and a blue-grey bill. It has an obvious head tuft that gives the spe...
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Tundra Bean-Goose  [Anser serrirostris]
The Bean Goose is a medium to large goose breeding in northern Europe and Asia. It has been split into two species by the AOU (2007) and the BOU (year?)--see below. It is migratory and winters further south in Europe and Asia. The bill is black at the bas...
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Tundra Swan  [Cygnus columbianus]
Binomial name Cygnus columbianus (Ord, 1815) Subspecies Cygnus columbianus bewickii (Yarrell, 1830) Cygnus columbianus columbianus (Ord, 1815) Synonyms Anas columbianus Ord, 1815 Cygnus bewickii Cygnus bewickii jankowski (lapsus) Cygnus bewickii jankowski...
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Upland Goose  [Chloephaga picta]
The Magellan Goose or Upland Goose (Chloephaga picta) is a South American member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. It is in the shelduck subfamily Tadorninae. Males have a white head and breast, whereas the females are brown with black-striped...
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White-cheeked Pintail  [Anas bahamensis]
The White cheeked Pintail or Bahama Pintail (Anas bahamensis) is a dabbling duck of the Caribbean, South America and the Galápagos Islands.This species was first described by Linnaeus in his Systema naturae in 1758 under its current scientific name. There...
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White-winged Scoter  [Melanitta fusca]
The White-winged Scoter (Melanitta deglandi) is a large sea duck. Description It is characterised by its bulky shape and large bill. This is the largest species of scoter. Females range from 950-1950 grams (2.1-4.2 lb) and 48-56 cm (19-22 inches), averagi...
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Whooper Swan  [Cygnus cygnus]
The Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) is a large Northern Hemisphere swan. It is the Old World counterpart of the North American Trumpeter Swan. Description The Whooper Swan is similar in appearance to the Bewick's Swan. However, it is larger, at a length of 1...
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Wood Duck  [Aix sponsa]
The Wood Duck or Carolina Duck (Aix sponsa) is a medium-sized perching duck. A typical adult is about 19 inches in length with an average wingspan of 29 inches. This is about three-quarters of the length of an adult Mallard. It shares its genus with the A...
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Yellow-billed Pintail  [Anas georgica]
The Yellow-billed Pintail (Anas georgica) is a dabbling duck of the genus Anas. Its range includes Peru, Paraguay, Brazil, and Ecuador They also inhabit some of the subantarctic islands including South Georgia, which lends its name to the species. The nom...
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