Tag: Ducks, geese and swans

Spur-winged Goose (Plectropterus gambensis)

[order] ANSERIFORMES | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Plectropterus gambensis | [authority] Linnaeus, 1766 | [UK] Spur-winged Goose | [FR] Oie-armee de Gambie | [DE] Sporngans | [ES] Ganso Espolonado | [NL] Spoorwiekgans | [copyright picture] Jan Dolphijn Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The Spur-winged Goose, (Plectropterus gambensis), is a large bird in the family Anatidae, related […]

Lake Duck (Oxyura vittata)

[order] ANSERIFORMES | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Oxyura vittata | [authority] Philippi, 1860 | [UK] Lake Duck | [FR] Erismature orne | [DE] Binden-Ruderente | [ES] Pato zambullidor Chico (Arg), Malvasia Argentina | [NL] Argentijnse Stekelstaart | [copyright picture] Roberto Ares Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Oxyura vittata SA Southern Cone Genus The stiff-tailed […]

Salvadoris Teal (Salvadorina waigiuensis)

[order] ANSERIFORMES | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Salvadorina waigiuensis | [authority] Rothschild and Hartert, 1894 | [UK] Salvadoris Teal | [FR] Canard de Salvadori | [DE] Salvadoriente | [ES] Canard de Salvadori | [NL] Salvadori eend Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The Salvadori’s Teal or Salvadori’s Duck (Salvadorina waigiuensis) is a species of bird native to […]

Lesser Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna javanica)

[order] ANSERIFORMES | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Dendrocygna javanica | [authority] Horsfield, 1821 | [UK] Lesser Whistling Duck | [FR] Dendrocygne siffleur | [DE] Java-Pfeifgans | [ES] Suiriri de Java | [NL] Indische Fluiteend Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Whistling ducks comprise a group of species that are primarily of tropical and subtropical distribution. In common […]