Classification
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All Names

  • Italian
    • Anatre, oche e cigni
    • Anatidi
  • French
    • Canards, cygnes et oies
  • English
    • Ducks, Geese, and Swans
  • Scientific Names
    • Anatidae
    • Anatinae
    • Anseranatidae
    • Dendrocygnidae
  • Spanish
    • Cisnes, gansos, patos y cercetas
  • German
    • Entenvögel
  • Portuguese
    • Cisnes, Gansos e Patos
  • Persian
    • اردکیان
  • Belarusian
    • Качыныя

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Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

swalton

Date

May 7, 2016 10:24 AM EDT

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Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa

Date

August 27, 2016 12:35 AM AEST

Description

Behavior - Resting
Habitat - Botanic Garden
Additional comments? -
Nest present - No
How many? - 15

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White-eyed Duck Aythya australis

Date

August 27, 2016 12:47 AM AEST

Description

Behavior - Feeding
Habitat - Botanic Garden
Additional comments? - Hardhead comes up four times in species list (Eurasian Coot comes up three times)
Nest present - No
How many? - 2

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Black Swan Cygnus atratus

Observer

john_barkla

Date

August 27, 2016 02:42 PM NZST

Description

Common on Tomahawk Lagoon

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Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

nanorca13

Date

August 26, 2016 08:19 PM PDT

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Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

nanorca13

Date

August 26, 2016 07:05 PM PDT

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Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus

Observer

nanorca13

Date

August 26, 2016 07:14 PM PDT

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Ducks, Geese, and Swans Family Anatidae

Observer

qgame_marina

Date

August 27, 2016 02:50 PM AEST

Description

Habitat - Parkland
How many? - 10
Additional comments? - spring is here
Nest present - Yes
Behavior - Bird with chicks

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Snow Goose Chen caerulescens

Observer

eknuth

Date

August 26, 2016 07:13 PM CDT

Description

Three of four large white birds flying overhead. They were not calling.

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

Observer

jwalewski

Date

August 26, 2016 05:31 PM CDT

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Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

owlentine

Date

August 26, 2016 06:03 PM MDT

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Australian Wood Duck Chenonetta jubata

Observer

qgame_barbm

Date

August 27, 2016 12:25 PM AEST
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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,...

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