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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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Anatidae."

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

majo00

Date

November 22, 2011 11:15 AM NZDT

Description

At the Marina Inlet in Frankton was Mama Mallard with 4 ducklings.
The next photo - she is teaching them how to dive.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata

Observer

majo00

Date

November 15, 2010 11:21 AM NZDT

Description

A pair of Paradise Shelducks feeding on the grass at my friend's place.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Swan Cygnus atratus

Observer

majo00

Date

November 15, 2010 10:30 AM NZDT

Description

A black swan on the lake.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

lynnrobinette

Date

September 27, 2016 01:20 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

majo00

Date

November 14, 2010 05:02 PM NZDT

Description

1. One of the ducklings feeding under the water.

2. Dad & Mum close by.

3. The other 2 ducklings.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

kleinerj

Date

September 24, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

kleinerj

Date

September 24, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

majo00

Date

November 14, 2010 04:50 PM NZDT

Description

1.-Mallards feeding on the weed below the surface.

2.-Watching a mallard with his head and neck under the water feeding on the bottom.

3.-Back up for air.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii

Observer

kleinerj

Date

September 24, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii

Observer

kleinerj

Date

September 24, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa

Observer

clare_russell

Date

September 26, 2016 02:01 PM AEST

Description

Habitat - Near an artificial water source
Nest present - No
Behavior - Other
How many? - 2

Photos / Sounds

What

Australian Wood Duck Chenonetta jubata

Observer

clare_russell

Date

September 26, 2016 01:07 PM AEST

Description

Habitat - Near an artificial water source
Nest present - No
Behavior - Other
How many? - 5

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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.
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