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Category:Anatidae - BirdForum Opus

Family: Anatidae


Ducks, geese, and swans.


Anatidae is a family in the order Anseriformes.
Clements formerly included the family Anseranatidae in this family.

Family Anatidae viewedit

Genus Dendrocygna viewedit
D. guttata Spotted Whistling Duck
D. eytoni Plumed Whistling Duck
D. viduata White-faced Whistling Duck
D. autumnalis Black-bellied Whistling Duck
D. arborea West Indian Whistling Duck
D. bicolor Fulvous Whistling Duck
D. arcuata Wandering Whistling Duck
D. javanica Lesser Whistling Duck

Genus Thalassornis viewedit
T. leuconotus White-backed Duck

Genus Anser viewedit
A. indicus Bar-headed Goose
A. canagicus Emperor Goose
A. caerulescens Snow Goose
A. rossii Ross's Goose
A. anser Greylag Goose
A. cygnoides Swan Goose
A. albifrons Greater White-fronted Goose
A. erythropus Lesser White-fronted Goose
A. fabalis Taiga Bean Goose
A. serrirostris Tundra Bean Goose
A. brachyrhynchus Pink-footed Goose

Genus Branta viewedit
B. bernicla Brant Goose
B. leucopsis Barnacle Goose
B. hutchinsii Cackling Goose
B. canadensis Canada Goose
B. sandvicensis Hawaiian Goose
B. ruficollis Red-breasted Goose

Genus Cereopsis viewedit
C. novaehollandiae Cape Barren Goose

Genus Stictonetta viewedit
S. naevosa Freckled Duck

Genus Cyanochen viewedit
C. cyanoptera Blue-winged Goose

Genus Cygnus viewedit
C. olor Mute Swan
C. atratus Black Swan
C. melancoryphus Black-necked Swan
C. buccinator Trumpeter Swan
C. columbianus Tundra Swan
C. cygnus Whooper Swan

Genus Coscoroba viewedit
C. coscoroba Coscoroba Swan

Genus Sarkidiornis viewedit
S. melanotos Knob-billed Duck
S. sylvicola Comb Duck

Genus Pteronetta viewedit
P. hartlaubii Hartlaub's Duck

Genus Chloephaga viewedit
C. melanoptera Andean Goose
C. picta Upland Goose
C. hybrida Kelp Goose
C. poliocephala Ashy-headed Goose
C. rubidiceps Ruddy-headed Goose

Genus Neochen viewedit
N. jubata Orinoco Goose

Genus Alopochen viewedit
A. aegyptiaca Egyptian Goose

Genus Radjah viewedit
R. radjah Radjah Shelduck

Genus Tadorna viewedit
T. ferruginea Ruddy Shelduck
T. cana South African Shelduck
T. tadornoides Australian Shelduck
T. variegata Paradise Shelduck
T. tadorna Common Shelduck
Skull t.png T. cristata
Crested Shelduck Skull t.png

Genus Plectropterus viewedit
P. gambensis Spur-winged Goose

Genus Tachyeres viewedit
T. patachonicus Flying Steamer-Duck
T. pteneres Flightless Steamer-Duck
T. brachypterus Falkland Steamer-Duck
T. leucocephalus White-headed Steamer-Duck

Genus Lophonetta viewedit
L. specularioides Crested Duck

Genus Speculanas viewedit
S. specularis Spectacled Duck

Genus Cairina viewedit
C. moschata Muscovy Duck

Genus Nettapus viewedit
N. pulchellus Green Pygmy Goose
N. coromandelianus Cotton Pygmy Goose
N. auritus African Pygmy Goose

Genus Callonetta viewedit
C. leucophrys Ringed Teal

Genus Aix viewedit
A. sponsa Wood Duck
A. galericulata Mandarin Duck

Genus Chenonetta viewedit
C. jubata Maned Duck

Genus Amazonetta viewedit
A. brasiliensis Brazilian Teal

Genus Hymenolaimus viewedit
H. malacorhynchos Blue Duck

Genus Merganetta viewedit
M. armata Torrent Duck

Genus Salvadorina viewedit
S. waigiuensis Salvadori's Teal

Genus Sibirionetta viewedit
S. formosa Baikal Teal

Genus Spatula viewedit
S. querquedula Garganey
S. hottentota Blue-billed Teal
S. versicolor Silver Teal
S. puna Puna Teal
S. discors Blue-winged Teal
S. cyanoptera Cinnamon Teal
S. platalea Red Shoveler
S. smithii Cape Shoveler
S. rhynchotis Australian Shoveler
S. clypeata Northern Shoveler

Genus Mareca viewedit
M. strepera Gadwall
M. falcata Falcated Duck
M. penelope Eurasian Wigeon
M. americana American Wigeon
M. sibilatrix Chiloe Wigeon
Skull t.png M. marecula
Amsterdam Duck Skull t.png

Genus Anas viewedit
A. sparsa African Black Duck
A. undulata Yellow-billed Duck
A. melleri Meller's Duck
A. superciliosa Pacific Black Duck
A. laysanensis Laysan Duck
A. wyvilliana Hawaiian Duck
A. luzonica Philippine Duck
A. poecilorhyncha Indian Spot-billed Duck
A. zonorhyncha Eastern Spot-billed Duck
A. platyrhynchos Mallard
A. diazi Mexican Duck
A. rubripes American Black Duck
A. fulvigula Mottled Duck
A. capensis Cape Teal
A. bahamensis White-cheeked Pintail
A. erythrorhyncha Red-billed Duck
A. acuta Northern Pintail
A. eatoni Eaton's Pintail
A. georgica Yellow-billed Pintail
A. crecca Green-winged Teal
A. andium Andean Teal
A. flavirostris Yellow-billed Teal
A. albogularis Andaman Teal
A. gibberifrons Sunda Teal
A. gracilis Grey Teal
A. castanea Chestnut Teal
A. bernieri Bernier's Teal
A. aucklandica Auckland Islands Teal
A. nesiotis Campbell Island Teal
A. chlorotis Brown Teal

Genus Malacorhynchus viewedit
M. membranaceus Pink-eared Duck

Genus Marmaronetta viewedit
M. angustirostris Marbled Duck

Genus Rhodonessa viewedit
R. caryophyllacea Pink-headed Duck

Genus Asarcornis viewedit
A. scutulata White-winged Duck

Genus Netta viewedit
N. rufina Red-crested Pochard
N. erythrophthalma Southern Pochard
N. peposaca Rosy-billed Pochard

Genus Aythya viewedit
A. valisineria Canvasback
A. americana Redhead
A. ferina Common Pochard
A. collaris Ring-necked Duck
A. nyroca Ferruginous Duck
A. innotata Madagascar Pochard
A. baeri Baer's Pochard
A. australis Hardhead
A. fuligula Tufted Duck
A. novaeseelandiae New Zealand Scaup
A. marila Greater Scaup
A. affinis Lesser Scaup

Genus Polysticta viewedit
P. stelleri Steller's Eider

Genus Camptorhynchus viewedit
Skull t.png C. labradorius
Labrador Duck Skull t.png

Genus Somateria viewedit
S. fischeri Spectacled Eider
S. spectabilis King Eider
S. mollissima Common Eider

Genus Histrionicus viewedit
H. histrionicus Harlequin Duck

Genus Melanitta viewedit
M. perspicillata Surf Scoter
M. fusca Velvet Scoter
M. deglandi White-winged Scoter
M. stejnegeri Stejneger's Scoter
M. nigra Common Scoter
M. americana Black Scoter

Genus Clangula viewedit
C. hyemalis Long-tailed Duck

Genus Bucephala viewedit
B. albeola Bufflehead
B. clangula Common Goldeneye
B. islandica Barrow's Goldeneye

Genus Mergellus viewedit
M. albellus Smew

Genus Lophodytes viewedit
L. cucullatus Hooded Merganser

Genus Mergus viewedit
Skull t.png M. australis
Auckland Islands Merganser Skull t.png
M. merganser Common Merganser
M. octosetaceus Brazilian Merganser
M. serrator Red-breasted Merganser
M. squamatus Scaly-sided Merganser

Genus Heteronetta viewedit
H. atricapilla Black-headed Duck

Genus Nomonyx viewedit
N. dominica Masked Duck

Genus Oxyura viewedit
O. jamaicensis Ruddy Duck
O. ferruginea Andean Duck
O. leucocephala White-headed Duck
O. maccoa Maccoa Duck
O. vittata Lake Duck
O. australis Blue-billed Duck

Genus Biziura viewedit
B. lobata Musk Duck


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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