Tag: Ducks, geese and swans

West Indian Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna arborea)

[order] ANSERIFORMES | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Dendrocygna arborea | [authority] Linnaeus, 1758 | [UK] West Indian Whistling Duck | [FR] Dendrocygne a bec noir | [DE] Kuba-Pfeifgans | [ES] Suiriri Yaguaza, Chiriria Caribena | [NL] Westindische Fluiteend Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Dendrocygna arborea NA West Indies Genus Whistling ducks comprise a group […]

White-backed Duck (Thalassornis leuconotus)

[order] ANSERIFORMES | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Thalassornis leuconotus | [authority] Eyton, 1838 | [UK] White-backed Duck | [FR] Erisamture a dos blanc | [DE] Weissrucken-Pfeifgans | [ES] Pato Dorsiblanco | [NL] Witrugeend | [copyright picture] Jan Harteman Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The White-backed Duck (Thalassornis leuconotus) is a waterbird of the family Anatidae. It […]

Yellow-billed Pintail (Anas georgica)

[order] ANSERIFORMES | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Anas georgica | [authority] Gmelin, 1789 | [UK] Yellow-billed Pintail | [FR] Canard a queue pointue | [DE] Spitzschwanz-Ente | [ES] Pato Maicero (Arg,Bo) | [NL] Zuidamerikaanse Pijlstaart | [copyright picture] Jan Harteman Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Anas is a genus of dabbling ducks. It includes mallards, wigeons, […]

White-winged Duck (Asarcornis scutulata)

[order] ANSERIFORMES | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Asarcornis scutulata | [authority] S. Muller, 1842 | [UK] White-winged Duck | [FR] Canard a ailes blanches | [DE] Weissflugel-Moschusente | [ES] Pato de Jungla | [NL] Witvleugelboseend Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The White-winged Duck or White-winged Wood Duck (Asarcornis scutulata) is a species of duck, formerly placed […]

White-winged Scoter (Melanitta deglandi)

[order] ANSERIFORMES | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Melanitta deglandi | [authority] Linnaeus, 1758 | [UK] White-winged Scoter | [FR] Macreuse a ailes blanches | [DE] Amerikanische Samtente | [ES] Negron Especulado | [NL] Witvleugel Zee-eend | [copyright picture] Gary Kramer Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The scoters are stocky seaducks in the genus Melanitta. The drakes […]