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    • Качыныя
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    • اردکیان
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    • Cisnes, Gansos e Patos
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  • Scientific Names
    • Anatidae
    • Anatinae
    • Anseranatidae
    • Dendrocygnidae
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    • Cisnes, gansos, patos y cercetas
    • Ganso urraco
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    • Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl

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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Anatidae."

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

New Zealand Scaup Aythya novaeseelandiae

Observer

emanning

Date

July 13, 2015

Description

small flock of male and female scaup on the lake at western springs

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata

Observer

emanning

Date

July 13, 2015

Description

Male shelduck - probably part of a pair - though the female was on the other side of the lake.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

emanning

Date

July 13, 2015

Description

The common old mallard - but this male is looking very handsome.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

rwp84

Date

July 31, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

janecamero

Date

July 31, 2015 12:39 PM PDT

Description

17 chased by two off- leash dogs

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata

Observer

aunty

Date

August 2, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

swampy

Date

May 17, 2010

Description

Chicks observed.

Photos / Sounds

What

Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

sambiology

Date

August 1, 2015

Description

A nice flock in this pond by the speedway.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Merganser Mergus merganser

Observer

loarie

Date

July 30, 2015 10:02 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata

Observer

twsummer

Date

August 1, 2015 02:06 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

twsummer

Date

August 1, 2015 01:25 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Pintail Anas acuta

Observer

jzzipkin

Date

July 27, 2015 10:13 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Anatidae are the biological family of birds that includes ducks, geese and swans. The family has a cosmopolitan distribution, occurring on all the world's continents except Antarctica and on most of the world's islands and island groups. These are birds that are adapted through evolution for swimming, floating on the water surface, and in some cases diving in at least shallow water. (The Magpie Goose is no longer considered to be part of the Anatidae,...

No range data available.