Anseriformes

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

HBW 1, p. 536

  • Medium-sized to large waterbirds with plump body, short legs and flat, rounded bill.
  • Cosmopolitan, all regions except Antarctic.
  • Wide variety of aquatic habitats, mostly breeding on fresh water.
  • 41 genera, 147 species, 238 taxa.
  • 23 species threatened; 5 species and 3 subspecies extinct since 1600.
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41 genera, 147 species

10769 files covering
41 genera (100%)
147 species (100%)

 

    4375 videos covering
41 genera (100%)
146 species (99%)
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41 genera (100%)
147 species (100%)
    265 sound recordings covering
33 genera (80%)
107 species (73%)
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