In the second photo, the wood ducks are the smaller birds on the right. To the left are mallards.
A pair of wild ducks feeding on our front lawn. The drake tending to stand guard while the female ate uninterrupted, the male only feeding when things were quiet.
Anseriformes is an order of birds. It comprises about 150 living species in three families: Anhimidae (the screamers), Anseranatidae (the Magpie Goose), and Anatidae, the largest family, which includes over 140 species of waterfowl, among them the ducks, geese, and swans.