Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Anatidae
    • Anatinae
    • Anseranatidae
    • Dendrocygnidae
  • Spanish
    • Cisnes, gansos, patos y cercetas
    • Ganso urraco
  • English
    • Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis

Observer

colinmorita

Date

January 26, 2015 10:53 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

P1590547

What

American Black Duck Anas rubripes

Observer

muir

Date

January 18, 2015 02:40 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

P1590549

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

muir

Date

January 18, 2015 02:40 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

P1590553

What

ruddy duck Oxyura jamaicensis

Observer

muir

Date

January 18, 2015 02:41 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

P1590561

What

canvasback Aythya valisineria

Observer

muir

Date

January 18, 2015 02:44 AM EST

Description

Smaller flock on water than I remember from other years.

Photos / Sounds

P1590570

What

hooded merganser Lophodytes cucullatus

Observer

muir

Date

January 18, 2015 02:45 AM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

P1590516

What

ruddy duck Oxyura jamaicensis

Observer

muir

Date

January 10, 2015 04:36 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

P1590524

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

muir

Date

January 10, 2015 04:38 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

P1590488

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

muir

Date

January 10, 2015 02:26 PM EST

Description

mixed flock

Photos / Sounds

P1590404

What

Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula

Observer

muir

Date

January 10, 2015 12:31 PM EST

Description

Occupying a scarce bit of open water near Swan Cove.

Photos / Sounds

What

tundra swan Cygnus columbianus

Observer

muir

Date

January 10, 2015 12:32 PM EST

Description

One of my favorite views in winter is the congregations of swans in the aptly-named Swan Cove from the bridge entering into Eastern Neck. Fantastic!

Photos / Sounds

P1590439

What

Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

muir

Date

January 10, 2015 01:39 PM EST
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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.