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Anatidae

Ducks, Geese, Swans

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Containing group: Anseriformes

Other Names for Anatidae

References

Gill, F. and M. Wright. 2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names. Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press.

Johnson, K. P. and M. D. Sorenson. 1999. Phylogeny and biogeography of dabbling ducks (genus Anas): a comparison of molecular and morphological evidence. Auk 116(3):792805.

Kear, J., ed. 2005. Ducks, Geese and Swans. Bird Families of the World XVI. Oxford University Press, New York.

Livezey, B. C. 1995. Phylogeny and evolutionary ecology of modern seaducks (Anatidae: Mergini). Condor 97:233-255.

Livezey, B. C. 1996. A phylogenetic analysis of geese and swans (Anseriformes: Anserinae), including selected fossil species. Syst. Biol. 45:415-450.

Madge, S. and H. Burn. 1988. Waterfowl: An Identification Guide to the Ducks, Geese, and Swans of the World. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Madsen, J., T. Fox and J. Cracknell, eds. 1999. Goose Populations of the Western Palearctic. A review of Status and Distribution. Wetlands International Publication No. 48. Wetlands International, Wageningen, National Environmental Research Institute, Ronde.

Scott, P. and M. Ogilvie. 1998. Collins Illustrated Checklist: Wildfowl of the World. Harper-Collins.

Soothill, E. and P. Whitehead. 1996. Wildfowl: A World Guide. London: Blandford.

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Scientific Name Chen caerulescens
Location Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico, USA
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Behavior landing
Source Spread Snow Goose Landing
Source Collection Flickr
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Copyright © 2006 Fort Photo
Scientific Name Anas platyrhynchos
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Sex Female
Life Cycle Stage adult female and juveniles
Source 2006_05_06_TroutLake_02
Source Collection Flickr
Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License - Version 2.0.
Copyright © 2006 Benjamin Lewis
Scientific Name Oxyura leucocephala
Location Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, England
Creator Adrian Pingstone
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Collection Wikimedia Commons
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