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

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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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